Media centre

We aim to promote accurate and prolific reporting of matters that come before VCAT and a better understanding in the community about how VCAT works.

If you are from the media, our Strategic Communications team can help you.

Contact the team


Manager, Strategic Communications: 03 9628 9027

Communications Adviser: 0400 289 429

Transcripts and recordings of hearings

Usually only parties to a proceeding or their legal representative can obtain access to a transcript or audio recording.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, anyone may request an audio CD or transcript for a hearingDefinitionThe time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. that took place from 18 March 2020 and was not held in public due to COVID-19 restrictions. Find out how to arrange for a transcript or audio recording.

For information about making your own audio recording of a hearing, see our page about Filming, photography, audio and social media.