Victoria's principal trial court hears and determines criminal, common law and commercial matters.
The Criminal Division hears indictable offences under Victorian and Commonwealth law, as well as appeals from the Magistrates' Court and Children's Court.
The Common Law Division has a broad jurisdiction that includes workplace, transport accident and medical negligence claims, and claims by a beneficiary under a will.
Students and teachers engaged in the Victorian Certificate of Education can take advantage of a wealth of new free resources.
Learn how a case unfolds by watching a short film, download a series of Legal Studies fact sheets or take a virtual tour of the Court.
Teachers can access a study guide complete with case studies, discussion points, suggested activities and questions.
Read Judge Bill Stuart's sentencing remarks in the Director of Public Prosecutions v Jack Aston.
Read about the Court’s highlights and milestones from the 2016-17 financial year.