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Inquiry into Rate Capping Policy - Public hearingThe Environment and Planning Committee will hear from Victoria’s independent regulator of essential services this Wednesday 24 May at the next public hearing for the rate capping inquiry. The public hearing with the Essential Services Commission will be held at... Read more
Inquiry into the 2017-18 Budget Estimates - Public hearingsPublic hearings on the Victorian Government’s Budget for 2017-18 will commence on Friday 12 May. The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee will first hear from the Premier and Treasurer. Over three weeks, the Committee will question a range of... Read more
Inquiry into Perinatal Services - Have your sayThe health, care and wellbeing of mothers and babies in Victoria during the perinatal period is being examined by the Family and Community Development Committee, which is inviting community input to its inquiry. Submissions close 14 July 2017. Read more
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New paper assesses Parliament’s independence
The Parliamentary Library has published a new paper on how Parliament is faring in maintaining its independence from Executive Government.Read more
Parliamentary Library Fellowships announced
Dr Marilyn McMahon from Deakin University and Dr Brian Coffey from RMIT University have been appointed Parliamentary Library Fellows for 2017.Read more
2017-18 budget presented to parliament
Treasurer Tim Pallas has presented Victoria’s 2017–18 state budget to parliament. It is the third budget for the Andrews Government.Read more
Digital records expanded
The Victorian Parliament’s collection of digital resources has been expanded with the Legislative Council’s complete minutes of proceedings now available online.Read more
Legislative Council opens up to e‑petitions
The Legislative Council has introduced e‑petitions, providing a 21st century update for a longstanding parliamentary tradition.Read more
Community day at Parliament House
“What a great day,” said Filomena Lamonato, after attending Parliament House Open Day on Sunday 19 March.Read more
University exhibition looks to the future
La Trobe University is celebrating its 50th year with an exhibition at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
Frederick Deeming (Bailey) was hanged in Melbourne for the murder of his wife, ending the life of one of the most notorious murderers of the 1890s.