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.


The Commission has commenced two new law reform inquiries.

Follow the links to view the terms of reference. If you want to be added to the mailing lists, please Contact Us.


Contempt of court podcast online now

The Commission has delivered its review of the law of contempt of court and the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958 to the Attorney-General. The report will be published after it has been tabled in Parliament. 

Listen to our podcast about contempt of court.


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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