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This guide pertains to claims under $20,000. 

Addendum to evaluation of the Drug Court of Victoria by KPMG dated October 2016.

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2008-2009

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2009-2010

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2010-2011

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2011 - 2012.

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2012-2013.

Summary of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria Annual Report 2013 - 2014.

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2013-2014.

Annual Report published by the Magistrates' Court of Victoria for the financial year 2014-2015.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria Annual Report for the financial year 2015-16.

For all professional costs including solicitors’ costs and fees to counsel in respect of an arbitration, effective 1 January 2017.

Link to the website of the Australian Law Reform Commission

The attached document lists all courts with AVL capacity and the expected completion date of installation. 

Current as at August 2017.

From 12 September 2016, legislative changes provide for the default position that all accused will appear before the Court by way of AVL [s42JA(1)], unless an order is made under s42L(1) or if Accu

The Justice Legislation (Evidence and other Acts) Amendment Act 2016 (‘the amending Act’) will come into effect on 12 September 2016.