Past Events

Saturday 18 May,
10.30am to 3.00pm

The Law Library of Victoria is an integral resource for the courts, as well as for the legal profession and the community. It provides access to authoritative legal information for all Victorian legal practitioners to assist with the accurate, effective and fair administration of justice. 

The Supreme Court Library will be open for Courts Open Day. Meet the librarians and staff from the Law Library of Victora and learn all about Victoria's preeminent law library, in continual operation since the 1880s. 

Location: every half hour from 10.30am in the Supreme Court Library. 

Law Week is an annual festival of events...

Thursday 16 May,
1.15pm to 2.00pm

The Law Library of Victoria and BottledSnail Productions present a series of lunchtime concerts designed to provide an opportunity to relax and reflect in the beautiful surrounds of the Supreme Court Library. May's concert features pianists Melanie Wong, Dario Aloe and Jonathan Xian. 

All are welcome, entry is free, no need to register. Take a seat or wander the beautiful surrounds and enjoy the music.

BottledSnail Productions is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to give Melbourne lawyers a creative outlet. Cast, crew and committee members are almost exclusively drawn from Melbourne's legal profession

Wednesday 15 May,
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. 

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Tuesday 14 May,
1.15pm to 1.45pm

Publicly available resources provide access to Legislation online, and in this session Librarians from the Law Library of Victoria will show you how you can find Acts and Legislation information. The Law Library of Victoria also subscribes to several resources that can help you locate more information related to Legislation, such as second reading speeches and previous versions of Acts. 

This session is held as part of Law Week 2019. All are welcome and entry is free. To RSVP please email libraryevents@supcourt.vic.gov.au

Law Week is an annual festival of events that makes learning about the law easy. Held in...

Monday 13 May,
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. 

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Tuesday 7 May,
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 2 May,
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 provides guidance for locating unreported judgments of the Victorian Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates' Court and VCAT. You will find out which online free and subscription websites hold judgments and what to do when you cannot find what you are looking for.

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

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Tuesday 23 April,
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...

Thursday 18 April,
1.15pm to 2.00pm

The Law Library of Victoria and BottledSnail Productions present a series of lunchtime concerts designed to provide an opportunity to relax and reflect in the beautiful surrounds of the Supreme Court Library. The first concert of 2019 features performances by Roger Wu on classical guitar, Jennifer Lindstrom and Kylie Weston-Scheuber on flute and piano, and pianist Emma Blakey.  

All are welcome, entry is free, no need to register. Take a seat or wander the beautiful surrounds and enjoy the music.

BottledSnail Productions is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to give Melbourne lawyers a creative outlet. Cast, crew and committee members...

Tuesday 9 April,
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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