Final reports

For each project, the Commission publishes a final report, which is submitted to government and subsequently tabled in the Victorian Parliament.

This page lists reports produced by the Commission since it commenced operations in 2001.

Reports that were produced by an earlier body, the Law Reform Commission of Victoria, are not on this website. You can access those reports (1985-1992) on the austlii website.

May 2011


In 2009 the Commission was asked to review Victoria’s property laws. The review was divided into two projects:a review of the Property Law Act a review of easements and covenants. Review of...
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Jun 2010

Surveillance in Public Places

The  review of surveillance in public places was the second part of a two-stage reference on privacy. The first part covered workplace privacy, resulting in a report tabled in 2005.This inquiry...
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Feb 2010

Child Protection

In November 2009, the Attorney-General asked the Commission to provide the government with a range of reform options for the processes followed in child protection cases in the Children's Court of...
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Jun 2009

Jury Directions

In January 2008, the Attorney-General asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission to review and recommend changes to simplify, shorten or improve the directions given by judges to juries in criminal...
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Jan 2009

Assistance Animals

In 2008 the Commission initiated a review of the laws governing the use of assistance animals by people with a disability. The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission suggested...
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