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Attorney-General Robert Clark has announced the appointment of Magistrate Robert Kumar as a Deputy Chief Magistrate. Please see below media release for more information.

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria 2011/12 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament today, 29 November 2012.

Deputy Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen has been appointed Chief Magistrate, commencing 29 November 2012. Please see below media release for more information.


The Magistrates' Court (Fees) Regulations 2012 commenced on 29 September 2012. Amendments were made to these regulations, which commenced on 30 October 2012.

The Magistrates' Court (Fees) Regulations 2012 commenced on 29 September 2012.

In order to increase compliance with Criminal Diversion Plans, an SMS Reminder Pilot has been established statewide and administered from the Melbourne Magistrates' Court.

The Court Advice and Support Officer (CASO) is a new role that is being piloted at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court.

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