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Today In Parliament

Today is a sitting day

Today in the Legislative Assembly

The sitting will start at 9.30 am

10.30 am - Ms Rosie Batty, Australian of the Year, to address both Houses of Parliament
To be followed by addresses on the prevention of family violence

For full details see the Assembly home page.

Today in the Legislative Council

The Council starts sitting at 9.30 a.m. and Government Business takes precedence today. Business likely to be debated is as follows:

(1) Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Child Safe Standards) Bill 2015;
(2) Local Government Amendment (Fair Go Rates) Bill 2015;
(3) Terrorism (Community Protection) Amendment Bill 2015;
(4) Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Safe Access Zones) Bill 2015;
(5) Relationships Amendment Bill 2015.

For full details, see the Notice Paper. The order of business listed above is a guide only and may be subject to change and other business may be debated.


Inquiry into Unconventional Gas in Victoria - Report and Response

Interim Report On 1 September 2015 the Committee tabled its interim report. Read more

Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services - Report and Response

Interim Report The Interim Report was tabled in Parliament on 6 August 2015. The report is... Read more

Inquiry into the CFA Training College at Fiskville - Report and Response

Interim Reports On 12 November 2015 the Committee tabled its special... Read more

School and Booked Tours

The Parliament of Victoria offers a range of activities for students at primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education levels. These activities include tours, role plays and metropolitan school visits.

Large groups or organisations of 6 or more people are also encouraged to book one of our tours. To check the availability of for each type of tour please click here.

Tour bookings for 2016 will open on Tuesday, 1 December 2015.

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There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.

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Australian of the Year to address Parliament

Rosie Batty

The Victorian Parliament has invited the 2015 Australian of the Year, Rosie Batty to address a special parliamentary sitting on Thursday, 26 November.

Ms Batty’s address to parliament will be delivered in...

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Young musicians inspire at Parliament House


It was a showcase of Victorian musical talent at Parliament House on Saturday 21 November.

The inaugural Spring Street Beat saw young artists from across Melbourne and from regional Victoria performing at the...

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Certificates of appreciation for Elwood Primary

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The Victorian Parliament’s Presiding Officers have presented Elwood Primary School with certificates of appreciation for contributing to an education project for the Fiji Parliament.

Elwood Primary’s Principal Robert Csoti and Assistant...

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Invitation to Spring Street Beat

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This Saturday 21 November Spring Street Beat will showcase the diverse musical talents of young Victorians.

Featuring Gossling, this free Parliament House music event will include artists...

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On This Day

Thursday, 26 November, 1903

The Constitution Reform Act of Victoria was proclaimed. Provisions provided that the Legislative Council may only suggest certain amendments to Bills passed by the Legislative Assembly inserted in Victoria’s constitution.