Suggest a community law reform project

Any member of the public, community group, or organisation can suggest areas of Victorian law which need reform.

Please complete the form below if you have an idea for community law reform.

Your idea must be a reasonably small project related to Victorian law that will deliver clear community benefits. Please read the criteria before you make a submission. You can also call us on Freecall 1300 666 555 (within Victoria) to discuss your idea first.

If the VLRC takes on your suggestion as a community law reform project, we will:

  • suggest to the Attorney-General that he or she refer the matter to the Commission for research and community consultation
  • research and make recommendations to the government if the suggestion involves minor changes to the law.


Your community law reform suggestion

Please fill in the questions below to help us assess your suggestion. You do not have to answer all the questions or provide lengthy answers. You can also attach extra information or prepared documents at the bottom.

What is the problem with the law that you think needs to be corrected?

Is the law you think should be changed a Victorian law? The Commission can only recommend changes to state laws.

What aspect of the law does the problem relate to?

For example, a specific piece of legislation, the process of the courts or how the law works in practice.

Who do you think is affected by this problem in the law? How are they affected?

Do you have any research or evidence about the problem?

Please detail it here, or attach any relevant documents below.

To fix the problem can the law be improved, updated or simplified?

Please be as specific as you can in describing the change to the law that you would like to see happen.

Do you know if the legal change you are suggesting has been considered by the government, parliament or any other body in the recent past?

If you are a community group putting forward a law reform idea, how does your proposal meet the needs of people you represent?

Please also tell us how you will keep people informed and involved if the law reform idea is accepted as a community law reform project by the Commission.

Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

Files must be less than 1.95 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html odf pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx xml bz2 dmg gz jar rar sit tar zip.
Files must be less than 1.95 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf html odf pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx xml bz2 dmg gz jar rar sit tar zip.

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Your contact details

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