Publications

The Foundation produces a range of free publications to help Victorians understand the law and their legal system.

All the publications are available to order as hardcopies and download as PDFs or accessible Word documents.

For more information please contact our publications team on (03) 9604 8100 or email us.

Please note: Our publications are now available for order and/or download through Victoria Legal Aid's website, and can be found here. This includes:

Publications

General
Judge sitting in the Supreme Court

A compact guide explaining what to call a judge, magistrate or member of a tribunal when you are speaking or writing to them.

General
Victoria's legal system cover image
New edition

An easy-to-understand introduction to the legal system in Victoria. It is aimed at the general public and students.

Advisors
Legal glossary for legal help

A plain language glossary that explains more than 450 common legal terms.

A useful resource for legal professionals in their work with clients and members of the public.

Advisors
Information symbol with yellow background

A step-by-step publishing guide to help organisations produce best practice legal information for the community.

Advisors
Law help directory 2015

The only comprehensive directory of free and low-cost legal services in Victoria. Use it to refer your clients to the right legal services.

The directory is no longer a print edition. It is only available online on our website Everyday-Law.

General
Supreme Court of Victoria

An illustrated guide to Melbourne's legal precinct that highlights key legal institutions and covers their history and architecture.

Education
Hands in the air

These case studies aim to help students understand civil liberties and human rights, their value and how they are protected under the Australian Constitution.

Education
Woman holding handbag

This fully scripted model hearing provides a comprehensive overview of the criminal jurisdiction of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.

Education
Green hills

This engaging model criminal trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria helps students gain a practical insight into the rules of evidence and procedure relevant to a court case.

Education
Man in suit and tie sitting

This entertaining and practical model mediation shows students the effectiveness of mediation as a method of dispute settlement.

Education
Supreme Court of Victoria

These teacher notes, for use in conjunction with Melbourne's legal precinct excursion, introduce students to legal practice, law-making and the hierarchy of courts.

Education
Supreme Court of Victoria

A resource for students visiting Melbourne's legal precinct and racing to get the information they need to answer a quiz. Use in conjunction with Melbourne's legal precinct teacher notes.

In Partnership
Statue out the front Supreme Court

An overview of the history, structure and role of the Supreme Court, with colour photographs and diagrams.

In Partnership
Barristers on steps of County Court

An overview of the history and current role of the County Court of Victoria, with colour photographs and diagrams.

This page was last updated on August 24, 2018