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Practice Direction 7 of 2020 issued


This Practice Direction applies to applications for intervention orders made to the Children’s Court of Victoria (the Court) pursuant to the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic.) or the Personal Safety Intervention Orders Act 2010 (Vic.) and outlines protocols for the listing and hearing of intervention order proceedings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at all venues of the Court. It is informed by the latest medical advice from Victorian public health authorities to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all Court users. 

This Practice Direction takes effect from 15 June 2020.

Download a copy of Practice Direction 7 of 2020 here.