Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria
Ground floor, 595 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 1300 369 367
Under the Australian Consumer Law, a person who buys goods or services for less than $40 000 or for personal or home use. Affairs Victoria
Tel: 1300 558 181
Coroners An independent body that hears legal claims brought by parties and decides between them. Serious cases are heard by a judge and jury, or just a judge. Less-serious cases are heard by a magistrate. of Victoria
65 Kavanagh Street, Southbank Vic 3006
Tel: 1300 309 519
Victorian Civil and Administrative A body set up to hear and decide disputes, usually with less formality and less strict rules of evidence than in a court proceeding.
Tel: 1300 018 228
VCAT hears matters at venues throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria; see VCAT’s website for addresses.