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Bills for completion this week

Infrastructure Victoria Bill 2015 Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Enforcement) Amendment Bill 2015 Local Government Legislation Amendment (Environmental Upgrade Agreements) Bill 2015 Road Safety Amendment Bill 2015 Corrections Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

For detailed and up to date information visit the Assembly home page.

Today in the Legislative Council

The Council starts sitting at 9.30 a.m. and General Business takes precedence today. Business likely to be debated is:

(1) Notice of Motion No. 141 - Appointment of a select committee to inquire into the Port of Melbourne Sale;
(2) Order of the Day No. 1 - Alcoa (Portland Aluminium Smelter) (Amendment) Act Amendment Bill 2015 - resumption of debate;
(3) Notice of Motion No. 142 - Order for the production of documents relating to Peter Mac and the VCCC;
(4) Notice of Motion No. 144 - Motion noting the report on matters concerning the former Minister for Small Business Innovation and Trade;
(5) Notice of Motion No. 143 - Order for the production of documents relating to two Government contracts;
(6) Notice of Motion No. 127 - Order for the production of documents relating to Melbourne Rail Link and Melbourne Metro Rail Project.
For full details, see the Notice Paper. The order of business listed above is a guide only and may be subject to change and other business may be debated.


Inquiry into the Legislative and Regulatory Framework Relating to Restricted Breed Dogs - Submissions

HAVE YOUR SAY - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Do the current laws and regulations relating to dangerous... Read more

Inquiry into End of Life Choices - Submissions

HAVE YOUR SAY - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Are Victorian laws adequately meeting people’s expectations regarding medical... Read more

Inquiry into the CFA Training College at Fiskville - Content and News

Interim Report tabled The Committee tabled its Interim Report for the Inquiry on 24 June 2015.... 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 six 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.

CANCELLATIONS: Due to renovation work the following public tours will not run:

  • Monday 27 July 9.30am, 10.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 28 July 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30pm,1.30pm and 2.30pm
  • Wednesday 29 July 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm
  • Thursday 30 July 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm
  • Friday 31 July 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am and 2.30pm

Latest News & Events


There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.

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Submission time extended for end of life choices

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The Victorian Parliament’s Legal and Social Issues Committee has extended the time to make submissions for its inquiry into end of life choices.

“There will be a one month extension...

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Citizenship network provides teacher training

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Primary, secondary and pre-service teachers have attended a professional development day at Parliament House.

Coordinated by the Civics and Citizenship Network, the training day helped teachers find...

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Public hearings resume for Fiskville inquiry

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The parliamentary inquiry into the CFA training college at Fiskville has continued with a public hearing at Parliament House in Melbourne.

Representatives of the...

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Open House brings people to parliament

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More than 2,000 people have toured Parliament House during the Open House Melbourne weekend.

View our image gallery of the two day event, which saw visitors to Parliament House get...

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On This Day

Monday, 5 August, 1850

The Australian Colonies Government Act receives the Royal assent providing for the Australian colonies to secure their self-government and for the Port Phillip District to be separated from New South Wales and be termed the 'Colony of Victoria'. The Act also grants representative governments to South Australia and Tasmania.