Welcome to the Victorian Law Reform Commission

The office of the Victorian Law Reform Commission will be closed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. You can still contact the VLRC by email law.reform@lawreform.vic.gov.au or by phone: (03) 8608 7800.


The Commission has commenced two new law reform inquiries.

Work at the VLRC

We are seeking a team leader, policy and research for our Sexual Offences inquiry. Details and applications here.


Contempt of court podcast online now

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

Listen to our podcast explaining the law of contempt.

Neighbourhood Tree Disputes Report Available

Our report on Neighbourhood Tree Disputes made 63 recommendations to bring clarity to the law and peace to the neighbourhood. Full and summary versions available in pdf and Word formats. 

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