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Supreme Court Library
8 April 2020

COVID-19 has had many impacts across our community and within legal practice. Our Victorian Bar members have felt the effects of the necessary slow-down in Court hearings, as well as the absence of their usual access to the Library for the research and information they require. To assist...

Supreme Court Library
27 March 2020

From Thursday 26 March, a new service plan for the Library has been implemented. The new service plan has a focus on digital services.

Importantly, the service plan maintains most present services while meeting the need for the closure of the Supreme Court Library. The closure is...

Supreme Court of Victoria
20 March 2020

We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. Following recent advice, all Library events are suspended until further notice. 

The Supreme Court of Victoria is following State and Commonwealth government advice regarding COVID-19. For more information visit the Supreme Court of...

Level 1 Supreme Court Library
11 March 2020

The Supreme Court Library will be closing at 4.30pm on Thursday 12 March 2020. Apologies for...

Supreme Court Library
5 March 2020

The Supreme Court Library will be closed on Monday 9 March due to the Labour Day public holiday. You can still visit our website to search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more. 

West Gate Bridge
29 January 2020

On the 15th of October 1970, a span of the West Gate Bridge suddenly collapsed. Thirty-five men were killed and many others were injured. The collapse was, and still is, the greatest loss of life in Victoria due to an industrial accident.

A Royal Commission to investigate the...

Supreme Court Library
28 January 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of The Law Library of Victoria website. It has been redesigned to create a user-friendly experience for the legal community, which includes Victorian practitioners, barristers and judicial officers.

Our new website is content-driven and a ‘one-stop-...

Supreme Court Library
24 January 2020

The Supreme Court Library will be closed on Monday 27 January due to the Australia Day public holiday. Apologies for any inconvenience. You can still search our catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more through our website. 

Lt General Edmund Herring
22 August 2019

This year marks 75 years since Lt General Edmund Herring was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria. To mark this occasion there is a small display in the Library about Herring and the Court in 1944.

On display in the Library is the minutes of the first Law Reform...

Supreme Court Library
17 July 2019

A complete list of the Supreme Court Library's Holdings of journals, law reports and legislation (PDF, 3MB) has been updated and is available to library users. 

The Holdings List is a...

Supreme Court Library
15 July 2019

The Supreme Court Library will be closing at 5.30pm on Wednesday 24 July 2019. Apologies for any inconvenience. You can still visit our website to search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more. 

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