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Supreme Court Library
18 December 2020

We would like to say thank you for being with us in 2020.

Our commitment to providing access to legal information and enhancing research capabilities remains stronger than ever. 2020 saw the judiciary, practitioners and our entire community face unprecedented challenges. In response, we...

Supreme Court Library
26 October 2020

We are always reviewing the collection to make sure we have the right titles available for Victorian judges and lawyers when they need them. If you are a Victorian judge or practitioner and would like to assist us by taking part in a focus group, please let us know by emailing...

Supreme Court Library
21 October 2020

Beginning in August 2019, under the leadership of the Hon. Justice Greg Garde and Ms Laurie Atkinson, the Law Library of Victoria undertook a consultative process of engagement with the legal community to develop our five-year strategic plan.

Supreme Court Library
20 October 2020

Due to the Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday, the Law Library of Victoria's reference services will be unavailable on Friday 23 October 2020. You can still search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more on the Library website. 

Supreme Court Library
16 July 2020

Free legal research eLearning is now available on the
Law Library of Victoria website


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eLearning module
2 July 2020
Develop legal research skills through the Law Library of Victoria’s new Legal Research eLearning. Created with funding from the Victorian Legal Services Board, the eLearning units are free for...
Supreme Court Library
1 June 2020

Due to the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday, the Law Library of Victoria’s reference services will be unavailable on Monday 8 June 2020. You can still search the catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more on the website.

Supreme Court Library
22 May 2020

Have you ever tried to find an unreported judgment? The Law Library of Victoria’s research guide Unreported judgments in Victoria provides information on the difference between reported and unreported judgments as well as authorised and unauthorised reports. Created by the Law Library...

Supreme Court Library
14 May 2020

COVID-19 and the law of Australia, written by Emrys Nekvapil, Maya Narayan and Stephanie Brenker, is an online textbook, organised by subject area, providing guidance on the laws made by the legislature, executive, and judiciary (and administrative tribunals) of the Commonwealth and each...

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...