Applications open for library fellowships

Library FellowshipScholars can now submit applications for a Victorian Parliamentary Library Fellowship in 2017.

Applications are open until 24 February 2017.

Read more ...

La Trobe and Swinburne interns graduate

2016 InternsA graduation ceremony has been held at Parliament House for the 2nd semester of the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.

Now in its 26th year, the program included students from La Trobe University and Swinburne University of Technology for the first time this year.

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...