Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior court in the State. As such, it hears among the most serious criminal, and complex civil, cases in the state, as well as some appeals from Victorian courts and tribunals. It comprises two divisions, namely the Trial Division and the Court of Appeal. The Supreme Court sat for the first time on 10 February 1852.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Our history', http://www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au/home/about+the+court/our+history/, accessed 16 August 2016.