Learn more about Victoria’s principal trial court, including the work we do, our history, strategic directions and organisational structure.
We are the principal trial court in Victoria, sitting above the Magistrates’ Court and below the Supreme Court.
Five factors help our judges decide on an appropriate penalty – just punishment, rehabilitation, deterrence, denunciation and community protection.
Resources for students and educators engaged in the Victorian Certificate of Education.
All of our judges are welcomed with a formal ceremony. Departing judges are also offered an official farewell.
Established in 1852 to handle small civil claims, the County Court is now Victoria’s principal trial court.
We are committed to ongoing improvement to better serve the Victorian community.