Helpful Links

The following lists provide website links for relevant Courts, business sites, Law Societies and Institutes.

Courts

The below are the Courts with which we have most of our dealings. In each instance, the Court website contains very useful information regarding jurisdiction, daily Courts lists and prescribed forms and practice notes.

County Court of Victoria
www.countycourt.vic.gov.au

Federal Court of Australia
www.fedcourt.gov.au

Magistrates Court of Victoria
www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au

Supreme Court of Victoria - general site
www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au

Helpful Business Sites

ASIC free company name search
A useful way to check company names and business names
www.asic.gov.au

Australia Bureau of Statistics
Useful for CPI adjustments
www.abs.gov.au

Business Licensing Authority - Victoria
The BLA is responsible for licensing and registration related functions for a number of occupations in Victoria
www.bla.vic.gov.au

Business Victoria
A resource for businesses which includes relevant information about starting and running a business
www.business.vic.gov.au

Consumer Affairs Victoria
A relevant link for business names, incorporated associations and fundraising
www.consumer.vic.gov.au

Glossary of Legal Terms
Click here to see a glossary of Legal terms
www.lawhandbook.org.au/handbook/go01.php#

IP Australia
The website for Intellectual Property Australia which has useful information about copyright, trademarks, patents and related matters
www.ipaustralia.gov.au

Small Business Commissioner 
A link to the website of the Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner
www.sbc.vic.gov.au

The Law Handbook Glossary of Legal Terms
Click the link to get a handy glossary of legal terms
www.lawhandbook.org.au/handbook/go01.php#

Law Societies

Law Council of Australia
The peak body for the Australian Legal Profession
www.lawcouncil.asn.au

Law Institute of Victoria
The peak member body for solicitors in Victoria
www.liv.asn.au

Legislation

Australian Legal Information Institute
The website of the Australian Legal Information Institute where you can find most Australian Commonwealth and State legislation and most reported cases from the superior Courts and Tribunals
www.austlii.edu.au