Welcome to the Victorian Law Reform Commission

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is an independent, government-funded organisation that develops, reviews and recommends reform of Victoria's state laws. The Commission has a charter to consult with the community and advise the Attorney-General on how to improve and update Victorian laws.

Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal cannabis report

The Commission's medicinal cannabis report was tabled in Parliament on 6 October 2015. The Access to Medicinal Cannabis Act 2016, based on the Commission's recommendations, was assented to on 26 April 2016.  


Watch our video on funeral and burial instructions

Who decides what will happen to your body when you die? This video looks at why funeral instructions are important, what the law says, and how it could change.  




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Adoption Act review in progress

Submissions have now closed for our review of the Adoption Act.

View the terms of reference.


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