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.

Oct 2018


The Victorian Law Reform Commission's report on committal and pre-trial procedures in indictable criminal matters was tabled in Parliament on 16 September 2020.The Commission was asked by the...
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Oct 2018

Contempt of Court, Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958 and Enforcement Processes

In October 2018, the Victorian Law Reform Commission was asked to review and report on the law relating to contempt of court, the possible reform of the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958, and the...
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Jun 2018

Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings

The ability of everyone to use the legal system to enforce their rights is basic to a fair and open legal system. However, sometimes legal processes develop in a way that restricts access to the law...
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Jul 2017

Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996

Victims of crime, especially violent crime, often find themselves physically, mentally and financially vulnerable. Recovery can be a long, difficult process. The purpose of the Victims of Crimes...
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Jun 2017

Neighbourhood Tree Disputes

Good fences may make good neighbours, but trees grow as they will, breaking property lines, causing damage and nuisance, and bringing otherwise friendly neighbours into dispute. Making matters worse...
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