Past Events

Tuesday 10 September,
1.15pm to 1.45pm

Take a tour and get to know the history and architecture of the Supreme Court Library. Opened in 1884, the Library is of legal, architectural, historical and social significance and has one of the largest law collections in the State. This 30 minute tour is recommended for those who want a brief introduction to the Library and its heritage, exploring the Ground and First Floors.

All are welcome and entry is free. To register for this tour please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au

Thursday 5 September,
1.15pm to 1.45pm

The Law Library of Victoria invites you to attend our Switch On... information sessions. These thirty-minute sessions are suited to judicial officers, court staff, legal professionals, law students, and anyone with an interest in law. 

This session, presented by the staff of the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel, will inform you about the Victorian legislative process. Find out the facts behind the process, from setting the legislative program, drafting of Bills, and the passage of Bills from Parliament through to the commencement of legislation.

All are welcome and entry is free. To register please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au...

Thursday 29 August,
1.15pm to 2.00pm
The Law Library of Victoria presents a series of lunchtime classical concerts designed to provide an opportunity to relax and reflect in the beautiful surrounds of the Supreme Court Library. August’s concert features a performance by the Victorian Bar Community Choir
 
All are welcome, entry is free, no need to register. Invite your friends and colleagues. Take a seat or simply wander the beautiful Library surrounds to enjoy this music.
 
For more information please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au
 
Founded in Spring 2013, the Victorian Bar Community Choir is an initiative of the Victorian Bar Association's Health and Wellbeing...
Tuesday 27 August,
1.15pm to 2.15pm

Take a tour and get to know the history, architecture and collection of the Supreme Court Library. This 60 minute tour is recommended for the legal profession, exploring all four levels of the Library and showcasing the range of current and historical resources that are available in the collection. Due to the instructional nature of the tour (identifying resources and explaining how and when to use them), participants are eligible to claim CPD points on completion of the tour. 

All are welcome and entry is free. To register for this tour please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au...

Tuesday 13 August,
1.15pm to 1.45pm

Take a tour and get to know the history and architecture of the Supreme Court Library. Opened in 1884, the Library is of legal, architectural, historical and social significance and has one of the largest law collections in the State. This 30 minute tour is recommended for those who want a brief introduction to the Library and its heritage, exploring the Ground and First Floors.

All are welcome and entry is free. To register for this tour please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au

Thursday 1 August,
1.15pm to 1.45pm

The Law Library of Victoria invites you to attend our Switch On... information sessions. These thirty-minute sessions are suited to judicial officers, court staff, legal professionals, law students, and anyone with an interest in law. 

In this session Emma Poole, who signed the Bar Roll in October 2018, will share her tips and strategies for successfully completing the Bar Exam and insights into the life of a new barrister. The Law Library of Victoria will also show you how we can support you in your exam preparation. 

All are welcome and entry is free. To register please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au ...

Sunday 28 July,
10.00am to 4.00pm

On Sunday 28 July, one of Melbourne's oldest institutions, the Supreme Court of Victoria, will be open for Open House Melbourne.

The biggest colonial building project undertaken in Australia in the 1880s, with a gold rush budget, the Trial Division building at 210 William Street is an iconic landmark with much of the original stonework, polished cedar panelling, high ceilings and ornate plasterwork intact.

Visitors to the Court will have an opportunity to chat to staff and take in the view of the courtrooms and library. 

Visit the Open House Melbourne website for the full program of events. ...

Tuesday 23 July,
1.15pm to 2.15pm

Take a tour and get to know the history, architecture and collection of the Supreme Court Library. This 60 minute tour is recommended for the legal profession, exploring all four levels of the Library and showcasing the range of current and historical resources that are available in the collection. Due to the instructional nature of the tour (identifying resources and explaining how and when to use them), participants are eligible to claim CPD points on completion of the tour.

All are welcome and entry is free. To register for this tour please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au...

Friday 12 July,
1.00pm to 2.00pm

As part of Melbourne Rare Book Week 2019, the Law Library of Victoria brings together a discussion panel of eminent members of the legal community to share their passion for books. Held annually in the iconic Supreme Court Library, this session is intended to celebrate the richness of the written word and the beauty of the book. After presentations from panellists, audience members will be invited to offer questions to the panel to stimulate further discussion. 

 

Tuesday 9 July,
1.15pm to 1.45pm

Take a tour and get to know the history and architecture of the Supreme Court Library. Opened in 1884, the Library is of legal, architectural, historical and social significance and has one of the largest law collections in the State. This 30 minute tour is recommended for those who want a brief introduction to the Library and its heritage, exploring the Ground and First Floors.

All are welcome and entry is free. To register for this tour please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au 

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