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.

 

Philip Cummins

The Hon. Philip Cummins AM 

The Commissioners and staff of the Victorian Law Reform Commission wish to express our sadness at the death of the Hon. Philip Cummins AM on 24 February. (More)

 

The Commission is reviewing the law of contempt of court, and the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958. View the consultation paper.

The Commission's Review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 was tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 19 September 2019. Download the Victims of Crime Assistance Act report.

Media release: VLRC recommends a new scheme to support victims of crime

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