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.

As the Victorian state election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018, the Victorian Government has assumed a caretaker role from 6.00pm on 30 October 2018. During the caretaker period, content will only be added to this website in accordance with the caretaker conventions.

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New inquiries 

The VLRC is commencing two new inquiries: one on contempt of court, another a review of the Victorian committal system.

 

Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings

The VLRC report Access to Justice: Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings was tabled in Parliament on 19 June 2018. Download the litigation funding report here. 

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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