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.


Anybody can suggest a community law reform project

Anyone can suggest a community law reform project.

Find out how here. Or listen to our podcast on the process.    

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.

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. 

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