Final reports

For each project, the Commission publishes a final report, which is submitted to government and subsequently tabled in the Victorian Parliament.

This page lists reports produced by the Commission since it commenced operations in 2001.

Reports that were produced by an earlier body, the Law Reform Commission of Victoria, are not on this website. You can access those reports (1985-1992) on the austlii website.

May 2008

Civil Justice

In 2006, the Attorney-General asked the Commission to identify objectives and principles that should guide the reform of the rules of civil procedure. The review was conducted under the guidance...
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Oct 2007


In November 2004, the Commission was asked to review the practice and law of the Bail Act 1977 (Vic). This followed the Commission’s community law reform inquiry into failure to appear in court in...
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Jun 2007

Assisted Reproductive Technology & Adoption

In 2002 the Attorney-General asked the Commission to look at laws governing access to assisted reproductive technology (ART), how the law should recognise parents and how surrogacy should be...
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May 2006

Family Violence

NB: This is the page for the Commission's 2006 family violence inquiry. For the 2017 inquiry, see Family Violence and the Victims of Crime Assistance Act.In 2002, the Commission was asked to review...
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Feb 2006


In 2004, the Commission received terms of reference to review Victoria’s evidence law, with the aim of introducing uniformity with the law that applied in all federal courts and in some other...
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