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Services and info for clients about diversion

Services and information for clients related to diversion.

VLA produces information on the website for clients about this topic.

See VLA resources for clients.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria

The court site has information about court processes to help people who have to attend the magistrates court. This includes a detailed guide that explains the specialist court services (including the drug court and diversion program) and other supports.