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.

List of recommendations

Media release: 'Respect the rights of victims of crime in court' 

 

Funeral and Burial Instructions Report

Funeral and Burial Instructions Report

The Commission's report on funeral and burial instructions, recommending that people should have the right to leave legally binding instructions, has been tabled in the Victorian Parliament. Download the Funeral and Burial Instructions report.

Media release: 'People should have the right to leave funeral and burial instructions'

 

 

 

VLRC presenters

School talks

Presenters from the VLRC visit schools to explain law reform. Request a speaker.

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