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Today in the Legislative Assembly

The sitting starts at 12.00 noon
Question time - 12.00 noon
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Today in the Legislative Council

The Council starts sitting at 2.00 p.m.

Business likely to be debated is:

(1) Local Government Amendment Bill 2016;

(2) Crimes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Bill 2016;

(3) Tobacco Amendment Bill 2016;

(4) Livestock Disease Control Amendment Bill 2016;

(5) Land (Revocation of Reservation - Regional Victoria Land) Bill 2016

For full details, see the Notice Paper. The order of business listed above is a guide only; it is subject to change and other business may be debated.


Inquiry into Fire Season Preparedness - Public hearing

The Environment and Planning Committee will hold further public hearings this week on its inquiry into fire season preparedness. At 12 noon on Tuesday 30 August the Committee will hear from the United Firefighters Union. On Wednesday 31 August... Read more

Inquiry into Services for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Public hearings

Public hearings commence this week for the parliamentary inquiry into services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The first public hearing will be on Monday 29 August from 9:15 am to 4:00 pm in Meeting Room G7, 55 St Andrews... Read more

Inquiry into Community Energy Projects - Have your say

The Victorian Parliament is looking at ways to power up community energy projects in Victoria and is inviting input from the public. The Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee is investigating the benefits of community ownership in the energy... Read more

School and Booked Tours

The Parliament of Victoria offers a range of activities for students at primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education levels. These activities include tours, role plays and metropolitan school visits.

Large groups or organisations of 6 or more people are also encouraged to book one of our tours. To check the availability of for each type of tour please click here.

Parliament House in the 21st Century

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Parliamentary interns graduate

Library Interns 2016Thirty-five students from three universities have graduated from the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.

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Deakin Oration revives legacy of Affable Alfred

The Deakin Oration 2016An oration in honour of Alfred Deakin, Australia's second prime minister, has been presented at Parliament House.

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Powering community energy projects

Powering community energy projectsThe Victorian Parliament is looking at ways to power up community energy projects in Victoria and is inviting input from the public.

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Challenges of rural and regional councils

CouncilChallenges NEWSTHUMB 2The sustainability and operational challenges of rural and regional councils in Victoria are being examined in a new public inquiry.

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Salute to a great Australian

Monash Commemorative ServiceA commemorative service has been held at Parliament House in honour of General Sir John Monash, Australian military commander in World War I.

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Explore a Melbourne icon this weekend

Open House MelbourneAs part of the Open House Melbourne program, Parliament House will open its doors to visitors this weekend.

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Appointment of Victoria’s new Auditor-General

Auditor GeneralThe Chair of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee, Mr Danny Pearson MP, today announced the appointment of Mr Andrew Greaves as Victoria’s new Auditor‑General.

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On This Day

Tuesday, 30 August, 1921

A general election was held in Victoria.