Welcome to the Victorian Law Reform Commission

The office of the Victorian Law Reform Commission will be closed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. You can still contact the VLRC by email law.reform@lawreform.vic.gov.au or by phone: (03) 8608 7800.


VLRC presentations online

Our staff are no longer able to make in person visits to schools and community organisations during the COVID-19 crisis. Our presentation for schools is now available as a video.

Find out about our resources for students and teachers.


Contempt of court report available now

4 August 2020: The Commission's report on Contempt of court and the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958  has been tabled in Parliament. Download it here.



Neighbourhood Tree Disputes Report Available

Our report on Neighbourhood Tree Disputes made 63 recommendations to bring clarity to the law and peace to the neighbourhood. Full and summary versions available in pdf and Word formats. 

Want to know more? Listen to our podcast.

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