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.

Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal cannabis report available now

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

Media release

New - watch our video on funeral and burial instructions

Who decides what will happen to your body when you die? This video looks at why funeral instructions are important, what the law says, and how it could change.  


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

Find out more about the funeral and burial instructions project.





Gillian Triggs

Human rights and family violence forum - book now

Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, is speaking at a forum on human rights and family violence in Melbourne on 4 March at 1.30. Co-presenter is Dr Eric Kwa, Secretary General, Constitutional and Law Reform Commission of Papua New Guinea.  Cost $90.

Book now for the domestic violence and human rights forum. 

ALRAC conference

The Commission is hosting the Australasian Law Reform Agencies conference in Melbourne from 2-4 March 2016. 

Information about the program, speakers and registration.


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