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Court Honours Former Chief Judge

Court Honours Former Chief Judge

The County Court of Victoria honours the immense contribution and dedication of former Chief Judge Michael Rozenes.

The Council of Judges, CEO and staff wish to acknowledge and thank the former Chief Judge for his outstanding and inspiring leadership of the County Court during the past 12 years. 

Former Chief Judge Rozenes was committed to creating a modern and progressive Court, and delivering the very highest standards of justice to the community.

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For all urgent applications after the Court has risen for the day or during any vacation, please contact the Associate to the Duty Judge on 0419 384 312. No general information or advice can be provided by calling this number.


The County Court is an intermediate court in the Victorian Court hierarchy. The Court has a civil and criminal jurisdiction and can hear all matters except Murder, Manslaughter and Treason cases.
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Latest News

August 26, 2015

Please be advised that Friday 2 October 2015 will be a non-sitting day for the County Court, as the date was declared as a public holiday via notice in the Victorian Government Gazette on 19 August

August 7, 2015

The Celebratory Sitting for His Honour Michael Rozenes AO QC, which was to take place on the 21st of August, has been postponed.

July 20, 2015

The penalty interest rate has been reduced from 10.5% per annum, set on 11 August 2014 to 9.5% per annum, from 1 June 2015

July 1, 2015

The County Court Criminal Division will publish monthly time to trial data for the first time in its history beginning from 1 July 2015.

Recent Decisions

May 2015

May 25, 2015
Judge Campton

April 2015

April 16, 2015
Judge Kennedy

March 2015

March 23, 2015
Judge Coish

February 2015

January 2015

January 21, 2015
Judge Montgomery