Practice Directions 2015

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Directions on how to register Building Appeals Board determinations in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria pursuant to section 19 of the Schedule 3 of the Building Act 1993. This Practice Direction commences on 30 January 2015.
Directions regarding the correct case management information forms to be used in intervention order hearings. This Practice Direction commences on 2 November 2015.

This Practice Direction commences on 11 November 2015 and revokes Practice Direction 1 of 2007.

Provides directions relating to summary sexual offences involving child complainants initiated in a suburban venue of the Court. This Practice Direction commences on 4 February 2015 and revokes Practice Direction 4 of 2007.

Provides directions about the usual way in which contest mention hearings will be conducted. This Practice Direction commences on 1 May 2015.

Directions concerning the fast tracking of criminal offences arising out of family violence incidents listed at Broadmeadows or Shepparton Magistrates' Court. Revoked by Practice Direction 7 of 2015.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria at Wangaratta as from 1 June 2015.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria at Warrnambool, Portland, Colac and Hamilton as from 1 June 2015.

Directions concerning the fast tracking of criminal offences arising out of family violence incidents listed at Broadmeadows or Shepparton Magistrates' Court.

Directions concerning the fast tracking of criminal offences arising out of family violence incidents listed at Ballarat or Ringwood Magistrates' Court. This Practice Direction commences on 12 October 2015.
Capping of Family Violence Intervention Order lists at Broadmeadows Court. This Practice Direction commences on 26 October 2015.