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The Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices is the peak body for Honorary Justices with over 100+ years of experience to call upon for practical learning to the community. 

Note:  For RVAHJ members -you  will need to register to access this site, it is different to the RVAHJ home site.

Practical Training

Wide range of training modules based on a wide range of practical experience. 


Interesting Quizzes

Insightful quizzes based on real case examples to facilitate learning.


Premium Resources

Simple and easy to follow resources for use in service to the community. 


Our Most Popular Courses

The range of courses offered provide all authorised witnesses the foundation to quickly and easily understand what is needed to process documents in line with a range of  guidelines.    


$20 (RVAHJ Free)
How to certify copies

Certified True Copies

 30 min

This program has been developed specifically for ‘Authorised Witnesses‘ to take them through the process of authorising documents as certified copies.

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Authorised Witness Course For Nurses

 5 hr

This program has been developed for Nurses who are able to act based on legislation as ‘Authorised Witnesses‘ and takes them through the range of modules and processes to be able to authorise documents such as Certified Copies & Statutory Documents.

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$20 (RVAHJ Free)

Statutory Declarations

 30 min

This program has been developed specifically for ‘Authorised Witnesses‘ to take them through the process of authorising Statutory Declarations documents.

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$10 (RVAHJ Free)

Assessing Capacity

Assessing the principal’s capacity to understand the nature and likely effects of delegating powers and giving future directions is one of the most important things that a authorised witness can do.

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$10 (RVAHJ Free)

AHPRA Document Witnessing


An authorised witness taker may be called to sign AHPRA documents for people looking to register with one of 15 Health Practitioner Boards in Australia to have their qualifications recognised to work in Australia.

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$10 (RVAHJ Free)

Voluntary Assisted Dying


As independent witnesses in the State of Victoria you will from time to time be requested to witness the execution of the forms required by the Victorian VAD legislation.

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COVID-19 Staying Safe for Authorised Witnesses


As Authorised Witnesses you will come in regular contact with a range of people in your community. It is important to always be aware of staying safe by following a framework of best practice for yourself as well as others in providing your services.

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(Invitation Only)

Remote Witnessing – Virtual DSC

 Total 28min

This remote witnessing training module is for those wishing to join the Virtual Document Signing Centre and is provided as an overview of what is necessary to be able to authorise documents in a remote setting for Honorary Justices.

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$10 (RVAHJ Free)

How To Do Remote Witnessing

 Total 37min

This remote witnessing training module is provided as a general overview on what remote witnessing is about and what is necessary to be able to authorise documents in a remote setting for Honorary Justices.

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$10(RVAHJ Free)

RVAHJ Electronic Logbook


Most people these days routinely carry an electronic device (smart phone or tablet) with them which provides access to important documents no matter where we are. This module takes you through what is required for accessing and using the electronic Logbook for Honorary Justices according to the needs of various organisations and bodies.

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$10(RVAHJ Free)

Qld Land Registry Witnessing


Honorary Justices in Victoria are recognised as Authorised Witnesses under the Queensland (Qld) legislation, if they choose to witness and sign documents. This will require that the Honorary Justice must follow the requirements on document record keeping according to the relevant Qld legislation. This module outlines the requirements to be followed as an Authorised Witness.

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Based on decades of community service as authorised witnesses by thousands of honorary justices our training programs will show you both 'What' to do as well as 'How' do go about it. 

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    With thousands of members providing over 350,000 hours of service a year we can get you up and running quickly.

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    We are here to help when ever you have a question and we are constantly updating and adding programs all the time.

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