Welcome to the Victorian Law Reform Commission

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is an independent, government-funded organisation that develops, reviews and recommends reform of Victoria's state laws. The Commission has a charter to consult with the community and advise the Attorney-General on how to improve and update Victorian laws.

Victims of Crime Assistance review

Submissions have closed for the review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996.

Read the submissions.


Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is reviewing a number of issues concerning access to justice by litigants who seek to enforce their rights using the services of litigation funders and/or through group proceedings (class actions).

Submissions have now closed. Read the submissions.




Adoption report

Adoption report available now

The Commission's report on its review of the Adoption Act was tabled in Parliament on 7 June 2017. Download the report here.

Media release: 'Victoria needs a new Adoption Act'

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