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Media Releases from the Children's Court of Victoria

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Children’s Court of Victoria Media Statement

Media Statement 20 March 2020

Launch of Family Drug Treatment Court

Media Release - 16 May 2014

Launch of Children's Court Conference Centre

Media Release - 23 April 2013

Media Warning 28 May 2009

On 28 May 2009 the President of the Children's Court of Victoria issud a warning to the media in relation to the publication of certain images.

Joint Statement - Heads of Jurisdiction of Victoria’s courts and tribunal

Joint Statement 

Heads of Jurisdiction of Victoria's courts and tribunal

Dated: 29 June 2020


Joint Jurisdictional Statement: Victorian Courts and VCAT

Easing of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Restrictions

Online Court portal for document lodgement goes live

In a first for the Children's Court of Victoria and the Magistrates' Court of Victoria a web portal, called eDocs, has been launched for external court users to electronically lodge documents.

The eDocs portal is the first part of a broader case management system (CMS) that will be rolled out over the next few years.

Initially, the Children's Court will use eDocs for lodging criminal and intervention order documents.

New President of the Children's Court

The Children's Court of Victoria welcomes Judge Jack Vandersteen as our new President.