Practice Directions 2017

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Fast tracking of the hearing and determination of contravention of community corrections orders

The purpose of this Practice Direction is to expand the process of fast tracking the listing process for family violence cases to the Court at Latrobe Valley. 

Remand hearings and bail applications after 2.00pm.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria at Bairnsdale as from 27 February 2017.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria Grampians region as from 27 February 2017.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria Hume Region as from 27 February 2017.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria Loddon Mallee Region as from 27 February 2017.
Extends the mediation programme for all defended civil disputes under $40,000 to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria at Ringwood as from 27 February 2017.
Directions concerning the fast tracking of criminal offences arising out of family violence incidents listed at the Court at Sunshine and Werribee. This Practice Direction commences on 2 June 2017.

This Practice Direction is an attempt to increase the number of Koori persons involved in the CJDP with that of the Koori Court.

This Practice Direction is an attempt to increase the number of Koori persons involved in the CJDP by combining the success of CJDP with that of the Koori Court.

This practice note details the temporary closure of the Kyneton courthouse for redevelopment works.