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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Artistic journey along Silk Road

<a href="http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/about/news">An exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy and painting has been opened at Parliament House.

The ‘21st Century Maritime Silk Road’ exhibition showcases the work of several Chinese artists who give a contemporary context to the ancient art of calligraphy.

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Newest MLC makes inaugural speech

Luke O'SullivanThe new Member for Northern Victoria, Luke O’Sullivan has delivered his inaugural speech in the Legislative Council.

Mr O’Sullivan was appointed to the Legislative Council at a joint sitting of the Victorian Parliament held on 11 October 2016.

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New research paper on manufacturing

CarmanufacturingsmlThe Parliamentary Library has released a new research paper on the impact of Ford, Holden and Toyota winding down car manufacturing in Victoria.

It considers the effects the closures will have in Melbourne, Geelong and Dandenong.

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