Victorian courts and tribunals

Supreme Court of Victoria

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in the state. Established under s. 75 of the Constitution Act 1975, it comprises the Trial Division and Court of Appeal.

Contact
Supreme Court of Victoria
210 William Street Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Phone: (03) 9603 6111
www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au

County Court of Victoria

The County Court is an intermediate trial court, with both civil and criminal jurisdictions. It is above the Magistrates' Court and below the Supreme Court in the Victorian courts hierarchy.

Contact  
County Court of Victoria
250 William Street Melbourne,
Victoria 3000
Phone: (03) 8636 6510
www.countycourt.vic.gov.au

Magistrates' Court of Victoria

The Magistrates' Court is the busiest court, handling approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victoria's courts. It sits at 52 different locations state-wide. 

Contact  
Magistrates' Court of Victoria 
233 William Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: (03) 9628 7777
www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au

Children's Court of Victoria

The Children's Court of Victoria is a specialist court with jurisdiction to hear and determine cases involving children and young people, including criminal and child protection matters.

Contact  
Children's Court of Victoria 
477 Little Lonsdale Street 
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: (03) 8638 3300
www.childrenscourt.vic.gov.au

Coroners Court of Victoria

The Coroners Court of Victoria is a specialist court established to investigate certain types of deaths and fires. The purpose of these investigations is to consider ways that similar deaths and fires can be prevented in the future.

Contact  
Coroners Court of Victoria 
65 Kavanagh Street
Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 1300 309 519
www.coronerscourt.vic.gov.au

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

VCAT is a one-stop shop that deals with a range of disputes. It consists of civil, administrative, human rights and residential tenancies divisions.

Contact  
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
55 King Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 
www.vcat.vic.gov.au

Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)

VOCAT was established by the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 to provide financial assistance to victims of violent crime committed in Victoria. 

Contact  
Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal
2nd Floor, 233 William Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: (03) 9628 7855
www.vocat.vic.gov.au

This page was last updated: Monday 17 November 2014 - 9:21am