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.


Suggest a community law reform project at the Victorian Law Reform Commission

Anyone can suggest a change to the law

If there is some area of Victorian law you believe needs improvement, why not make a suggestion for a Community Law Reform Project?  

Contempt of court podcast online now

The Commission is reviewing the law of contempt of court and the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958. 

Listen to our podcast explaining the law of contempt.

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Moving towards a report

The Commission is currently examining the Committal process and will make its final report on 31 March 2020. To know what is at stake, you can download the issues paper, listen to our podcast primer, or read the public submissions.


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