2021 Award for Excellence Winner Announced

By Erika Childs 20/03/2022

Congratulations to the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA) 2021 Award for Excellence Winner - Court Services Victoria.

The Award for Excellence in Judicial Administration began in 2002 - to mark the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of the AIJA. It recognises individuals or organisations -that have made an exceptional contribution to the administration of justice in Australia and New Zealand. Since inception, the Award has recognised nine winners from across Australia and New Zealand.

To be eligible to nominate for the awards, nominees must have undertaken activities that impact on the work of courts or tribunals in Australasia and have demonstrated an improved access to justice, demonstrated innovation and have delivered real benefits for the justice system.

This year, Court Services Victoria have been recognised for their establishment of the Court Services’ Victoria Self Determination Plan .This plan builds cultural awareness and competency capability across all areas of courts and tribunals in Victoria and will strengthen respect and understanding of the cultural values, traditions and customs that underpin the essence of CSV’s Koori staff and the Koori Community accessing court services.