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Orders and Rulings

A coroner may make an order or ruling regarding an investigation, or during an inquest.

Orders and rulings are not written findings. They can include, but are not limited to:

  • a non-publication order restricting the release or publication of some information
  • a ruling to re-open an investigation
  • a ruling on whether the coroner has jurisdiction to investigate.

For cases where a non-publication order is in place please call 1300 309 519 and speak to our Communications Manager to obtain a copy.

Orders and rulings list

Case Id Name Type Date Sort ascending Coroner Expiry date Download PDF
491011 The Fiskville Country Fire Authority Training College Fire Ruling on request to investigate State Coroner Judge Sara Hinchey Order and Ruling

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30816 Jamieson Track Fire Ruling as to whether an inquest should be held State Coroner Judge Sara Hinchey Order and Ruling
210416 Frances Klein Determination that a reportable death does not require further investigation State Coroner Judge Ian L Gray Order and Ruling
188414 Glenn Albert Sanders Non-Publication Order Coroner John Olle Order and Ruling
559915 Jamie Austin Non-Publication Order Coroner Phillip Byrne Order and Ruling
331116 Betty May Aitkens Determination that a reportable death does not require further investigation State Coroner Judge Ian L Gray Order and Ruling
278715 Cain Douglas Ernest Hutchinson Non-Publication Order Coroner Caitlin English Order and Ruling
241816 COR 2016 2418 Non-Publication Order State Coroner Judge Ian L Gray

On 2 December 2016, Coroner Jacqui Hawkins made a Proceeding Suppression Order relating to the investigation into the death of Court Reference Number COR 2016 2418 The order prohibits the publication or broadcast of any material that may identify the deceased, or her family. This includes the name of the deceased and that of her parents and siblings. This information is not to be published or broadcast in Victoria or elsewhere in Australia pursuant to s18(2) of the Open Courts Act 2013. A full copy of the order can be obtained by contacting the Court's Communications Manager on 1300 309 519.

70713 Mahmoud Taiba Non-Publication Order Coroner Caitlin English Order and Ruling
436488 Graeme Russell Jensen Non-Publication Order State Coroner Judge Ian L Gray Order and Ruling