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External Organisations

McLennan Partners

McLennan Partners is a long established accounting practice in South Melbourne, which caters to the tax and finance needs of individuals and businesses alike.

Leo Cussen

Leo Cussen Centre for Law is a not-for-profit, statutory body that aims to continue to strengthen and support the administration of justice and the legal system by  providing high quality education, training, and professional development in legal practice and the law.

Law Institute of Victoria

A professional association for Victorian solicitors. Includes a directory of information and resources for both the legal and public sectors


The Australia New Zealand Education Law Association promotes the devlopment of people involved in schools and the law.

Clubs & Not for profits

Consumer Affairs Victoria: How to set up and run a club or not-for-profit, and apply for grants. 

Court & Tribunal Websites

Federal Magistrates Court

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia (also known as the Federal Circuit Court) was established at the end of 1999. The Court is an independent federal court under the Australian Constitution. The jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court includes family law and child support, administrative law, bankruptcy, unlawful discrimination, consumer protection law, privacy law, migration, copyright, industrial relations and admiralty law. The Court shares those jurisdictions with the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Court of Australia. The objective of the Federal Circuit Court is to provide a simpler and more accessible alternative to litigation in the superior courts and to relieve the workload of those courts.

Magistrate's Court of Victoria

The criminal jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria hears and determines all summary offences and some indictable offences. The Court also conducts committal hearings in relation to serious indictable offences that must be finally determined in the County or Supreme Courts.

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

VCAT deals with disputes about:

  • purchase and supply of goods
  • credit 
  • discrimination
  • domestic building works
  • guardianship and administration
  • disability services, health and privacy, mental health
  • legal profession services
  • owners corporations (body corporate)
  • residential tenancies
  • retail tenancies

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is a body which provides independent review of a wide range of administrative decisions made by Australian government and some non-government bodies