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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. 

Supreme Court Library
4 June 2019

The Supreme Court Library will be closed on Monday 10 June due to the Queen's Birthday public holiday. You can still visit our website to search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more. 

Supreme Court Library
17 April 2019

The Supreme Court Library will be closed for the Easter break from Friday 19 April until Monday 22 April, reopening on Tuesday 23 April at 8.30am. 

The Supreme Court Library will also be closed for Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April. 

Apologies for any inconvenience. You can still visit...

Gertie's Law
11 April 2019

The Supreme Court of Victoria has launched its podcast series, Gertie's Law

Gertie's Law takes a deep dive into some of the lesser-known, misunderstood or complex parts of the Court's work, such as sentencing, mental health, juries and the criminal trial process....

Supreme Court Library
3 April 2019

The Supreme Court Library will be closing at 5.15pm on Wednesday 10 April 2019. Apologies for any inconvenience. You can still visit our website to search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more. 

Supreme Court Library
8 March 2019

The Supreme Court Library will be closed on Monday 11 March due to the Labour Day public holiday. You can still visit our website to search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more. 

 

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