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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

January 23, 2015

There has been an alteration in the structure and naming of the list and division arrangements of the County Court.

The new Court Divisions are as follows:

January 14, 2015

As of 19th January 2015 all Criminal Conviction and Sentence appeals lodged from the Magistrates’ Court for hearing at Melbourne with a duration of one day or more will be allocated a pre appeal me

December 24, 2014

From 1 January 2015, the County Court of Victoria will be organised into three divisions - the Criminal Division, the Common Law Division and the Commercial Division.

December 23, 2014

A new process document and two application forms for Registration Orders under the Status of Children Act 1974 are now available

December 11, 2014

The County Koori Court practice note has been updated to include information about its directions hearings process, where the judge-in-charge of the County Koori Court decides whether a matter is a

Recent Decisions

January 2015

January 21, 2015
Judge Montgomery

December 2014

December 17, 2014
Judge Douglas
December 4, 2014
Chief Judge Rozenes

November 2014

November 27, 2014
Chief Judge Rozenes