Parliament Prize awarded

Parliament Prize 2016The Parliament Prize awards have been presented at Parliament House to students from three schools.

First place was awarded to Kiara van Hout from Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School; second prize to Oscar Levi from Whitefriars College; and third prize to Michael Pearce from Melbourne High School.

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Follow the Assembly live

Assembly Live Assembly Live is a new service that allows you to follow the business of the Legislative Assembly as it happens.

It provides an update on matters being considered and a summary of what has already happened during the day.

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Hitting the right note for Music Week

MMWMelbourne Music Week is coming to Parliament House this year, with two events scheduled.

To kick off the week, Live at the Steps will be a free, all-ages gig on the steps of Parliament House on 11 November.

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Courageous petitioners celebrated

SuffrageexhibitionthumbnailThe 125th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Petition has been celebrated in Melbourne and in Ballarat.

The Governor of Victoria, the Hon Linda Dessau AM, delivered the keynote address at an anniversary forum held at Parliament House.

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Community input invited on plastic bag bill

Plastic Bag BillPublic submissions are being invited on legislation to restrict the supply and sale of plastic bags in Victoria.

The Victorian Parliament’s Environment and Planning Committee is conducting an inquiry into the Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Plastic Bags, Packaging and Microbeads) Bill 2016.

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