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.

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Medicinal cannabis report available now

The Commission's medicinal cannabis report was tabled in Parliament on 6 October 2015. Download the medicinal cannabis report.

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Had experience of funeral and burial instructions? Take our quick online survey.

Consultation paper online now

The Commission is reviewing the law regarding funeral and burial instructions. Who should have the power to decide what happens to a person's body when they die?

Download the consultation paper.

Make an online submission to the funeral and burial instructions inquiry.


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16 November 2015: Who should decide what happens to someone's body when they die?

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Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference 2016

The Commission is hosting the ALRAC conference in Melbourne from 2-4 March 2016. 

Information about the program, speakers and registration.


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