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.

Victims of crime report

The Commission's report on the role of victims of crime in the criminal trial process was tabled in Parliament on 22 November 2016.

Download a pdf of the report.

Media release


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.  




The VLRC's annual report was tabled in Parliament on 8 November.  Download the annual report.

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