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1 December 2017

Due to the incoming storm and harsh weather heading to Melbourne, the Supreme Court Library will be closing at 3.30pm Friday 1 December. We apologise for any inconvenience and wish you a safe journey home.

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29 November 2017

The Supreme Court Library will be closed on the morning of Thursday 30 November, opening at 12 noon. Apologies for any inconvenience. You can still visit our website to search our catalogue, view latest judgments, legislation and more.

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20 October 2017

Visitors are now permitted to take photographs (still images only) with hand held devices within the Supreme Court Library for personal use. Cameras may not be permitted to be brought into the Supreme Court precinct.

Visitors to the Library may take photographs with their smart phones and...

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19 October 2017

Judging for the people: a social history of the Supreme Court in Victoria 1841-2016

Edited by Simon Smith, Royal Historical Society of Victoria

This landmark publication celebrating 175 years of the Supreme Court of Victoria shares key events, people and cases that have shaped...

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18 October 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, tomorrow's BottledSnail Lyrical Lunchtime Concert in the Supreme Court Library has been cancelled. Please note that there will be a twilight concert on 16 November at 6pm in the Supreme Court Library. Details will follow shortly.

25 September 2017

The Supreme Court Library will be closed on the morning of Wednesday 27 September, opening at 12 noon. Apologies for any inconvenience.

21 September 2017

The Supreme Court Library will be closed from 2.30pm Friday 22 September. Apologies for any inconvenience.

18 August 2017

From Monday 14 August, the Library will be hosting a display about Mining Law. The Supreme Court of Victoria has played an important role in the development of mining law in Australia, beginning with the discovery of gold and the creation of the Court of Mines in the 19th century. In the 20th...

14 August 2017

Limited places left for Sentencing Theory and Practice Masterclass - 6-7 September 2017

Hear from Australia's leading expert on sentencing at this two-day masterclass for lawyers, prosecutors, court registrars, policymakers, police and corrections staff

The Sentencing Theory and...

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7 August 2017

The Law Library of Victoria is committed to providing high quality services to judicial officers, the legal profession and the general public. The Law Library is currently considering options for a future service model to improve the experience of library users and enhance the effective...

13 April 2017

Introducing an Australian bill of rights has been politically fraught, but both the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Victoria have proceeded to adopt legislative bills of rights - the ACT Human Rights Act 2004 and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities 2006...

12 April 2017

The Supreme Court Library will be closed for the Easter break from Friday 14 April until Monday 17 April. Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 18 April.

The Library will also be closed on Anzac Day, Tuesday 25 April.

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