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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

May 11, 2015

Courts and tribunals in Melbourne will throw open their doors for a series of events, tours, exhibitions and mock trials for Courts Open Day on Saturday 16 May 2015, from 10am to 3pm.

May 7, 2015

The County Court of Victoria will open its cells for tours to the public, for the first time in its history, as part of Courts Open Day next week.

May 5, 2015

The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Attorney-General, Martin Pakula, has appointed a Judicial Registrar to the County Court’s Commercial Division.

April 28, 2015

Come along and go for a unique behind the scenes tour of the County Court when it opens its doors to the community on Courts Open Day on Saturday 16 May 2015.

April 15, 2015

The Criminal Division of the County Court has completed the first stage of a major revision of what was the County Court Criminal Procedure Practice Note.

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