What's on in Law Week 2018

Category: Tours and exhibitions

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 14 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 14 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 14 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Monday 14 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 15 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 15 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Wangaratta Law Courts
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 15 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Wangaratta Law Courts, 24 Faithfull Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the Wangaratta Law Court by an experienced Registrar. Learn more about how the Court works and its role.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 15 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 15 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

Shepparton Law Courts
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Wednesday 16 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Shepparton Law Courts, 14 High Street, Shepparton VIC 3630

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the new Shepparton Law Courts by an experienced Registrar.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Northern Community Legal Centre
Discussions and debates
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Broadmeadows Magistrates' Court, Corner Pearcedale Parade & Dimboola Road, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

Recently arrived Syrian and Iraqi refugees are invited to attend this event to tour the Broadmeadows Magistrates' Court. Find out about how the court works and the services it offers. Learn about the Australian legal system within your local neighbourhood.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Wednesday 16 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

Urban Campfire
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Neighbourhood Justice Centre, 241 Wellington Street, Collingwood VIC 3066

Join us to open Urban Campfire, a unique visual arts exhibition that transforms a justice centre into a gallery and showcases artists from across the City of Yarra.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Wangaratta Law Courts
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 17 May 2018 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Wangaratta Law Courts, 24 Faithfull Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the Wangaratta Law Court by an experienced Registrar. Learn more about how the Court works and its role.

Law report collection at the University of Melbourne
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
University of Melbourne Law Library, Level 3, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053

Where can the public access free legal information online? We will show you how to locate free and accessible legal information online.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 17 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

Shepparton Law Courts
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 18 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Shepparton Law Courts, 14 High Street, Shepparton VIC 3630

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the new Shepparton Law Courts by an experienced Registrar.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Chinatown murder tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Cnr Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this walking tour to hear spine tingling tales of past events at some of the sites of Chinatown's darker history. Hear stories of ghosts, murder and sex work, covering everything from Squizzy Taylor and Chang the Chinese giant to Chinatown's unlikely connections to the Eureka Stockade and Jack the Ripper.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 18 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Custody cells tour
Mock trial
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 11:45 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What's it like to be an accused person arriving for your day in court? Attend this 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.

Courts Open Day
Entertainment
Information
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates' Court, VCAT, Legal Precinct, Melbourne VIC 3000

For a day, Victorian courts open their doors to let you see behind the scenes. It's a great day out for the family, offering plenty of children's activities. Join us on Saturday 19 May for Courts Open Day.

Melbourne Magistrates' Court
Entertainment
Information
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Melbourne Magistrates' Court, 233 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Be a part of a mock criminal hearing, attend a ‘Walk in Her Shoes’ tour or visit a real court session as part of our usual weekend court proceedings.

Learn about the history of the old High Court building
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court Library, Enter via 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Learn about the history of the old High Court building and the famous cases and judges associated with it in this special exhibition on display in the Supreme Court library.

Supreme Court
Discussions and debates
Information
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Enter via 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Get involved in the free program of tours, talks and exhibitions at the Supreme Court of Victoria on Courts Open Day.

Associates Behind-the-scenes Tour
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about the County Court

County Court of Victoria
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us at the County Court of Victoria as we open our doors to the public with a free program of tours, mock hearings, talks and exhibitions.

Custody cells tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:30 am to 11:00 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the custody cells that lie under the County Court and see first-hand where the accused await their matter to be heard.

County Court
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:30 am to 11:30 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Be part of a mock empanelment of a civil jury. You'll get to take a number when you arrive and see if you're selected, or watch the process in action!

Custody cells tour
Mock trial
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What's it like to be an accused person arriving for your day in court? Attend this 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.

Custody cells tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the custody cells that lie under the County Court and see first-hand where the accused await their matter to be heard.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Saturday 19 May 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

On Courts Open Day, join this lunchtime guided walking tour of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Custody cells tour
Mock trial
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What's it like to be an accused person arriving for your day in court? Attend this 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.

Custody cells tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the custody cells that lie under the County Court and see first-hand where the accused await their matter to be heard.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Chinatown murder tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Cnr Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this walking tour to hear spine tingling tales of past events at some of the sites of Chinatown's darker history. Hear stories of ghosts, murder and sex work, covering everything from Squizzy Taylor and Chang the Chinese giant to Chinatown's unlikely connections to the Eureka Stockade and Jack the Ripper.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Saturday 19 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 20 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Brighton Cemetery
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 20 May 2018 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Brighton General Cemetery, North Rd [near corner of Hawthorn Rd], South Caulfield VIC 3162

Take a law and order walk through Brighton Cemetery. Renowned for the many notable military figures and artists buried within its grounds, it is the resting place of some of Melbourne’s most significant pioneers.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 20 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Sunday 20 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 14 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 14 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Monday 14 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Monday 14 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 15 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 15 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Wangaratta Law Courts
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 15 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Wangaratta Law Courts, 24 Faithfull Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the Wangaratta Law Court by an experienced Registrar. Learn more about how the Court works and its role.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Tuesday 15 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Tuesday 15 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

Shepparton Law Courts
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Wednesday 16 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Shepparton Law Courts, 14 High Street, Shepparton VIC 3630

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the new Shepparton Law Courts by an experienced Registrar.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Northern Community Legal Centre
Discussions and debates
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Wednesday 16 May 2018 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Broadmeadows Magistrates' Court, Corner Pearcedale Parade & Dimboola Road, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

Recently arrived Syrian and Iraqi refugees are invited to attend this event to tour the Broadmeadows Magistrates' Court. Find out about how the court works and the services it offers. Learn about the Australian legal system within your local neighbourhood.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Wednesday 16 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

Urban Campfire
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Neighbourhood Justice Centre, 241 Wellington Street, Collingwood VIC 3066

Join us to open Urban Campfire, a unique visual arts exhibition that transforms a justice centre into a gallery and showcases artists from across the City of Yarra.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Wangaratta Law Courts
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 17 May 2018 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Wangaratta Law Courts, 24 Faithfull Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the Wangaratta Law Court by an experienced Registrar. Learn more about how the Court works and its role.

Law report collection at the University of Melbourne
Information
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
University of Melbourne Law Library, Level 3, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053

Where can the public access free legal information online? We will show you how to locate free and accessible legal information online.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Thursday 17 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Thursday 17 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Parliament of Victoria
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Parliament of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a guided tour through the Parliament of Victoria and find out how our laws are made. Experience the stunning architecture, including the impressive gold–leaf and classical decoration, and soak up the history of one of Victoria's most important institutions.

Shepparton Law Courts
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 18 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Shepparton Law Courts, 14 High Street, Shepparton VIC 3630

Come and enjoy a guided tour of the new Shepparton Law Courts by an experienced Registrar.

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Entertainment
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join one of these a lunchtime guided walking tours of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Chinatown murder tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Friday 18 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Cnr Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this walking tour to hear spine tingling tales of past events at some of the sites of Chinatown's darker history. Hear stories of ghosts, murder and sex work, covering everything from Squizzy Taylor and Chang the Chinese giant to Chinatown's unlikely connections to the Eureka Stockade and Jack the Ripper.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Friday 18 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

Custody cells tour
Mock trial
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 11:45 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What's it like to be an accused person arriving for your day in court? Attend this 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.

Courts Open Day
Entertainment
Information
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates' Court, VCAT, Legal Precinct, Melbourne VIC 3000

For a day, Victorian courts open their doors to let you see behind the scenes. It's a great day out for the family, offering plenty of children's activities. Join us on Saturday 19 May for Courts Open Day.

Melbourne Magistrates' Court
Entertainment
Information
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Melbourne Magistrates' Court, 233 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Be a part of a mock criminal hearing, attend a ‘Walk in Her Shoes’ tour or visit a real court session as part of our usual weekend court proceedings.

Learn about the history of the old High Court building
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court Library, Enter via 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Learn about the history of the old High Court building and the famous cases and judges associated with it in this special exhibition on display in the Supreme Court library.

Supreme Court
Discussions and debates
Information
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Enter via 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Get involved in the free program of tours, talks and exhibitions at the Supreme Court of Victoria on Courts Open Day.

Associates Behind-the-scenes Tour
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join a behind-the-scenes tour and learn about the County Court

County Court of Victoria
Kids / families
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us at the County Court of Victoria as we open our doors to the public with a free program of tours, mock hearings, talks and exhibitions.

Custody cells tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:30 am to 11:00 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the custody cells that lie under the County Court and see first-hand where the accused await their matter to be heard.

County Court
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 10:30 am to 11:30 am
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Be part of a mock empanelment of a civil jury. You'll get to take a number when you arrive and see if you're selected, or watch the process in action!

Custody cells tour
Mock trial
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What's it like to be an accused person arriving for your day in court? Attend this 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.

Custody cells tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the custody cells that lie under the County Court and see first-hand where the accused await their matter to be heard.

Royal Historical Society Victoria
Saturday 19 May 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

On Courts Open Day, join this lunchtime guided walking tour of Melbourne's legal precinct, run by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, to learn about each of the courts and their roles.

Custody cells tour
Mock trial
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What's it like to be an accused person arriving for your day in court? Attend this 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.

Custody cells tour
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Take a tour of the custody cells that lie under the County Court and see first-hand where the accused await their matter to be heard.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Chinatown murder tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Saturday 19 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Tianjin Gardens, Cnr Spring Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join this walking tour to hear spine tingling tales of past events at some of the sites of Chinatown's darker history. Hear stories of ghosts, murder and sex work, covering everything from Squizzy Taylor and Chang the Chinese giant to Chinatown's unlikely connections to the Eureka Stockade and Jack the Ripper.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Saturday 19 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

The Executive Council Chamber
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 20 May 2018 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

For more than 150 years the Old Treasury Building has been home to the city offices of the Governor of Victoria. Join this tour of the Executive Council Chamber and see where the Executive Council holds its weekly meetings to give vice-regal assent to legislation passed by the Parliament.

Brighton Cemetery
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 20 May 2018 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Brighton General Cemetery, North Rd [near corner of Hawthorn Rd], South Caulfield VIC 3162

Take a law and order walk through Brighton Cemetery. Renowned for the many notable military figures and artists buried within its grounds, it is the resting place of some of Melbourne’s most significant pioneers.

Pentridge Prison crime tour
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Melbourne
Sunday 20 May 2018 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Pentridge Prison, Pentridge Prison D Division, 15 Urquhart Street, Coburg VIC 3058

Be incarcerated and tour Pentridge Prison, home to Australia’s hardest and longest serving prisoners. Ages 16+ only.

Geelong Gaol
Entertainment
Tours and exhibitions
Regional
Sunday 20 May 2018 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Geelong Gaol, 202 Myers Street, Geelong VIC 3220

Join this 90-minute walking tour through Geelong Gaol, home to convicts, prisoners, men, women and children for 142 years. It has housed murderers, rapists, thieves, lunatics and vagrants, and has been the site of many of their deaths. Some of them are perhaps still there. Are you brave enough to find out?

This page was last updated on May 15, 2018