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Victorian Court Hierarchy

The Australian court system has a hierarchy which determines which types of cases are heard in each court. For a more detailed explanation of the way courts function visit the sites listed on our Navigating the Law.

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Find out more about the Victorian courts

Visit the websites of each court and tribunal to find out more about their history, the types of cases they deal with, and how to contact them.