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Jurisdictions

The Children’s Court of Victoria is a specialist court with two divisions dealing with cases involving children and young people.

The Family Division hears:

  • applications relating to the protection and care of children and young persons at risk, and
  • applications for intervention orders.

The Criminal Division hears:

  • matters relating to criminal offending by children and young persons.

The Children's Koori Court (Criminal Division) hears:

  • matters relating to criminal offending by Koori children and young persons, other than sexual offences.
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