High profile decisions

If a decision has been in the media, or we think it is important, we may publish it on our website.

Decisions with written reasons are available on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website (AustLii).

Useful Supreme Court and VCAT decisions about renting

Find summaries of past cases about rental disputes that you may find useful. These case summaries show how the law was applied when resolving rental disputes in the legal sector.

Kamran Zand Basiri v Victorian Building Authority [2019] VCAT 1376

Decision released by Vice President Judge Samantha Marks on 6 September 2019.

Bookaar Renewables Pty Ltd v Corangamite Shire Council

Decision released by Deputy President Mark Dwyer, and Senior Member Margaret Baird on 15 August 2019.

Melton City Council v Landfill Operations Pty Ltd

Decision released by Deputy President Helen Gibson, Senior Member Ian Potts and Member Greg Sharpley on 17 June 2019.

Websdale v Chief Commissioner of Police [2019] VCAT 666

Decision released by Vice President Judge Felicity Hampel on 8 May 2019.

Owners Corporation No.1 of PS613436T & others v Lu Simon Builders P/L, Stasi Galanaos, & others [2019] VCAT

Decision released by Judge Woodward on 28 February 2019.

Hope v Racing Victoria Limited No 2 [2018] VCAT 1688

Decision released by Justice Greg Garde on 26 October 2018.

Kavanagh v Racing Victoria Limited No 2 [2018] VCAT 291

Decision released by President Justice Greg Garde AO, RFD on 27 February 2018.

Village @ Hampton Pty Ltd v Bayside City Council [2018] VCAT 25

Decision released by Presiding Senior Member John Bennett, Member Stephen Axford and Member Kate Partenio on 31 January 2018.

Caydon Cremorne No 2 Development Pty Ltd v Yarra City Council [2018] VCAT 85

Decision released by Senior Member Laurie Hewet and Member Ann Keddie on 22 January 2018.