Welcome to the Victorian Law Reform Commission

The office of the Victorian Law Reform Commission is currently staffed part-time, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. You can still contact the VLRC by email law.reform@lawreform.vic.gov.au or by phone: (03) 8608 7800.


Sexual Offences Issues Papers

Submissions to the Commission's inquiry into the justice system and sexual offences closed on 23 December 2020. However, you have until 2 April 2021 to tell us your views on the proposed 'grab and drag' offence. View the 'Sexual Offences: 'Grab and Drag' issues paper.


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Get some 'Old Law, New Law'

Check out our podcast, 'Old Law, New Law' for discussions of the VLRC's inquiries into sex offences, inclusive juries, contempt of court and more. 



Inclusive Juries logo

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is reviewing how to reform the law to make it easier for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision to serve on juries. 

View the Consultation Paper and provide a submission by 28 February 2021.

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