What's on in Law Week 2017

Category: Tours and exhibitions

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Monday 15 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Monday 15 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Justice Connect and Law Institute Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 16 May 2017
7:30 am to 8:30 am
Geelong Magistrates Court, Railway Terrace, Geelong VIC 3220

Join the annual Walk for Justice as it is held for the first time in Geelong. Help support free legal services for people and community organisations that can't afford a lawyer.

Justice Connect and Law Institute Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
7:30 am to 8:30 am
Melbourne County Court, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join the annual Walk for Justice as it relaunches in 2017. Help support free legal services for people and community organisations that can't afford a lawyer.

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Tuesday 16 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 16 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 17 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Tarwirri
Wednesday 17 May 2017
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Koorie Heritage Trust, Level, 1 The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this Koori cultural walking tour to explore Melbourne’s Aboriginal and early settlement history and gain context into traditional lore and landmark sites.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Wednesday 17 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Victoria Police Museum
Wednesday 17 May 2017
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Victoria Police Museum, 637 Flinders St, Docklands VIC 3008

Join us as Victoria Police Museum opens its doors for a special after-hours tour to celebrate Law Week. Discover the history of policing in Victoria from the 1850s through to today.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Wednesday 17 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 18 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Tarwirri
Thursday 18 May 2017
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Koorie Heritage Trust, Level, 1 The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this Koori cultural walking tour to explore Melbourne’s Aboriginal and early settlement history and gain context into traditional lore and landmark sites.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Thursday 18 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Ballarat Court
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 18 May 2017
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ballarat Law Courts, 100 Grenville Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350

Come join us for a tour of Ballarat Law Courts by a court registrar and find out more about the court.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 18 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 18 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

Wangaratta Law Courts
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 19 May 2017
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Wangaratta Law Courts, 24 Faithfull Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Tour of the Wangaratta Court House

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Friday 19 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Melbourne Murder Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Corner of Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear spine tingling stories of Melbourne's past as we guide you though the streets and lanes of the oldest Chinese community in the western world.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 19 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Carlton Murder Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Outside Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us on a murderous night in Melbourne as we explore the dark and forgotten history of Carlton, the most violent suburb of Melbourne.

Accused man in custody cell
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 11:45 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

A behind-the-scenes tour where you will experience what it's like to be an accused person arriving at court in custody, being placed in a holding cell, and meeting your lawyer before entering a plea of guilty before a judge.

Associates on the Behind-the-Scenes tour
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about the County Court's architecture, jury facilities, court rooms, artwork, seized weapons, history of gowns and more.

The Supreme Court library
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Law Library of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

2017 marks 50 years since the last time the death penalty was used in Victoria. Join us to learn about our state's history of capital punishment.

Visit the gowns display in Waldron Hall
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Ever wondered why judges wear robes in court? Find out about judicial attire worn in the County Court at this display.

Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Come along to the Supreme Court of Victoria and enjoy the free program of tours, talks and exhibitions.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:15 am to 10:45 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:30 am to 11:00 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

Custody cells
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:30 am to 11:00 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for this underground tour of the County Court custody cells, where prisoners in custody await court hearings.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

Accused man in custody cell
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

A behind-the-scenes tour where you will experience what it's like to be an accused person arriving at court in custody, being placed in a holding cell, and meeting your lawyer before entering a plea of guilty before a judge.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Criminal courtroom with jury box
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What is it really like to be a juror? Learn all about jury service on this immersive courtroom tour with Victoria's Juries Commissioner.

Custody cells
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for this underground tour of the County Court custody cells, where prisoners in custody await court hearings.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:45 pm to 1:15 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Members of the jury
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Gain an insight into how jurors get randomly selected, from the start of the process right through to the end, with volunteers from the audience asked to play the role of jurors in the courtroom.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

The County Koori Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Experience the unique style of sentencing in the Koori Court. The County Koori Court aims to ensure greater participation of the Aboriginal community in the sentencing process.

Criminal courtroom with jury box
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What is it really like to be a juror? Learn all about jury service on this immersive courtroom tour with Victoria's Juries Commissioner.

Accused man in custody cell
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

A behind-the-scenes tour where you will experience what it's like to be an accused person arriving at court in custody, being placed in a holding cell, and meeting your lawyer before entering a plea of guilty before a judge.

Brighton General Cemetery
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Brighton General Cemetery, 257 North Rd [near corner of Hawthorn Rd], South Caulfield VIC 3162

Learn about some of Melbourne's most significant pioneers who found their final resting places in Brighton General Cemetery.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:15 pm to 2:45 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Custody cells
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for this underground tour of the County Court custody cells, where prisoners in custody await court hearings.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Melbourne Murder Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Corner of Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear spine tingling stories of Melbourne's past as we guide you though the streets and lanes of the oldest Chinese community in the western world.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Saturday 20 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Melbourne Murder Tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Outside Old Russell Street Police Headquarters, 336 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for a two-hour driving tour as we explore Melbourne's darkest history. Visit the locations of mass murders, serial killings, cannibalism and terrorist attacks.

Jack the Ripper
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Outside Flinders Street Station, Corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Was Frederick Deeming Jack the Ripper? Or was he just Australia's first serial killer? Join this 90-minute walking tour to find out.

St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St Kilda Cemetery, 271-288 Princes Hwy, Windsor VIC 3181

Join us on a walking tour through St Kilda Cemetery. Come and hear anecdotes and more about the lives of judges, outstanding lawyers, and others who made their life in the law.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 21 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Sunday 21 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Monday 15 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Monday 15 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Justice Connect and Law Institute Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 16 May 2017
7:30 am to 8:30 am
Geelong Magistrates Court, Railway Terrace, Geelong VIC 3220

Join the annual Walk for Justice as it is held for the first time in Geelong. Help support free legal services for people and community organisations that can't afford a lawyer.

Justice Connect and Law Institute Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
7:30 am to 8:30 am
Melbourne County Court, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join the annual Walk for Justice as it relaunches in 2017. Help support free legal services for people and community organisations that can't afford a lawyer.

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Tuesday 16 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 16 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 17 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Tarwirri
Wednesday 17 May 2017
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Koorie Heritage Trust, Level, 1 The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this Koori cultural walking tour to explore Melbourne’s Aboriginal and early settlement history and gain context into traditional lore and landmark sites.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Wednesday 17 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Victoria Police Museum
Wednesday 17 May 2017
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Victoria Police Museum, 637 Flinders St, Docklands VIC 3008

Join us as Victoria Police Museum opens its doors for a special after-hours tour to celebrate Law Week. Discover the history of policing in Victoria from the 1850s through to today.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Wednesday 17 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 18 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Tarwirri
Thursday 18 May 2017
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Koorie Heritage Trust, Level, 1 The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this Koori cultural walking tour to explore Melbourne’s Aboriginal and early settlement history and gain context into traditional lore and landmark sites.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Thursday 18 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Ballarat Court
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 18 May 2017
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ballarat Law Courts, 100 Grenville Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350

Come join us for a tour of Ballarat Law Courts by a court registrar and find out more about the court.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 18 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 18 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a 30- or 60-minute guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how laws are made. Visit the Upper and Lower Houses, the beautiful library dome and parliamentary function rooms, and view historical displays and photographs.

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

Wangaratta Law Courts
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 19 May 2017
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Wangaratta Law Courts, 24 Faithfull Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Tour of the Wangaratta Court House

Deakin Law School
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Deakin Law School invites you to tour its Law Clinics to see them in action.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Friday 19 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Melbourne Murder Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Corner of Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear spine tingling stories of Melbourne's past as we guide you though the streets and lanes of the oldest Chinese community in the western world.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 19 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Carlton Murder Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Outside Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us on a murderous night in Melbourne as we explore the dark and forgotten history of Carlton, the most violent suburb of Melbourne.

Accused man in custody cell
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 11:45 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

A behind-the-scenes tour where you will experience what it's like to be an accused person arriving at court in custody, being placed in a holding cell, and meeting your lawyer before entering a plea of guilty before a judge.

Associates on the Behind-the-Scenes tour
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about the County Court's architecture, jury facilities, court rooms, artwork, seized weapons, history of gowns and more.

The Supreme Court library
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Law Library of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

2017 marks 50 years since the last time the death penalty was used in Victoria. Join us to learn about our state's history of capital punishment.

Visit the gowns display in Waldron Hall
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Ever wondered why judges wear robes in court? Find out about judicial attire worn in the County Court at this display.

Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Come along to the Supreme Court of Victoria and enjoy the free program of tours, talks and exhibitions.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:15 am to 10:45 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:30 am to 11:00 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

Custody cells
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:30 am to 11:00 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for this underground tour of the County Court custody cells, where prisoners in custody await court hearings.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

Accused man in custody cell
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

A behind-the-scenes tour where you will experience what it's like to be an accused person arriving at court in custody, being placed in a holding cell, and meeting your lawyer before entering a plea of guilty before a judge.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Criminal courtroom with jury box
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What is it really like to be a juror? Learn all about jury service on this immersive courtroom tour with Victoria's Juries Commissioner.

Custody cells
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for this underground tour of the County Court custody cells, where prisoners in custody await court hearings.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:45 pm to 1:15 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Members of the jury
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Gain an insight into how jurors get randomly selected, from the start of the process right through to the end, with volunteers from the audience asked to play the role of jurors in the courtroom.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Heritage and history tours at the Supreme Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Go behind the scenes on a tour of the magnificent Supreme Court of Victoria. Learn about the Court’s rich heritage and its operations today. Take in the magnificent library, walk the corridors, and be awed at the elegance of Banco Court.

The County Koori Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Experience the unique style of sentencing in the Koori Court. The County Koori Court aims to ensure greater participation of the Aboriginal community in the sentencing process.

Criminal courtroom with jury box
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What is it really like to be a juror? Learn all about jury service on this immersive courtroom tour with Victoria's Juries Commissioner.

Accused man in custody cell
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

A behind-the-scenes tour where you will experience what it's like to be an accused person arriving at court in custody, being placed in a holding cell, and meeting your lawyer before entering a plea of guilty before a judge.

Brighton General Cemetery
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Brighton General Cemetery, 257 North Rd [near corner of Hawthorn Rd], South Caulfield VIC 3162

Learn about some of Melbourne's most significant pioneers who found their final resting places in Brighton General Cemetery.

The historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:15 pm to 2:45 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the historic cells that lie beneath the Supreme Court of Victoria, which held the state’s most notorious criminals, and the innocent accused, for more than 70 years.

Custody cells
Saturday 20 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for this underground tour of the County Court custody cells, where prisoners in custody await court hearings.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Melbourne Murder Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Corner of Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear spine tingling stories of Melbourne's past as we guide you though the streets and lanes of the oldest Chinese community in the western world.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Saturday 20 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

Melbourne Murder Tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 20 May 2017
8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Outside Old Russell Street Police Headquarters, 336 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for a two-hour driving tour as we explore Melbourne's darkest history. Visit the locations of mass murders, serial killings, cannibalism and terrorist attacks.

Jack the Ripper
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Outside Flinders Street Station, Corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Was Frederick Deeming Jack the Ripper? Or was he just Australia's first serial killer? Join this 90-minute walking tour to find out.

St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St Kilda Cemetery, 271-288 Princes Hwy, Windsor VIC 3181

Join us on a walking tour through St Kilda Cemetery. Come and hear anecdotes and more about the lives of judges, outstanding lawyers, and others who made their life in the law.

The Executive Council considering a death sentence. Published by David Syme and Co. 1 June 1892. Image courtesy SLV
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Since occupation of the building in 1862, the Executive Council has held weekly meetings in the Executive Council Chamber to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Pentridge Prison
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 21 May 2017
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pentridge Prison D Division, Corner Urquhart Street & Wardens Walk South, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated at Pentridge Prison, once home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners.

Geelong Gaol Ghost Tours
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Sunday 21 May 2017
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Are you brave enough to enter the gates of the Geelong Gaol after dark? Join this 90-minute night walking tour through the Geelong Gaol to find out!

This page was last updated on March 22, 2017