Call for submissions on youth justice centres

Youth JusticePublic submissions can now be made for the parliamentary inquiry into youth justice centres in Victoria.

The inquiry by the Legal and Social Issues Committee will examine issues arising at youth justice centres, including at Parkville and Malmsbury.

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Campaigner urges men to help stop the violence

WhiteRibbon Breakfast 24Nov2016 NEWSTHUMBCo-founder of the White Ribbon Campaign, Michael Kaufman, has called for leadership and personal commitment from men to stop violence against women.

Dr Kaufman delivered the keynote address at a White Ribbon Day event at Parliament House.

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Victorian Parliament turns 160

VicParl160This week the Victorian Parliament marks its 160th anniversary, having met for the first time on 21 November 1856.

This first meeting was to enable the Parliament to transact some preliminary business ahead of a ceremonial opening four days later, on 25 November 1856.

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Hushed sounds echo through the House

Melbourne Music WeekA variety of Victorians artists have featured in two special Melbourne Music Week concerts inside Parliament House.

Hush: An Evening of Quiet Music saw performances by Dan Kelly, Teeth & Tongue, Melody Pool, Sui Zhen, Jess Rebeiro, Grand Salvo, Man Made Mountain and The Grand Magoozi as well WA’s Davey Craddock.

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The (young) people’s house

Live at the StepsAround 5000 young Victorians have helped to launch Melbourne Music Week at a concert held on the iconic steps of Parliament House.

Live at the Steps was the first time that the Victorian Parliament had participated in Melbourne Music Week.

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