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Aboriginal elders address Legislative Assembly.
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Inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria - Have your sayThe Victorian Parliament’s IBAC Committee has commenced a public inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct. The inquiry will examine the current oversight system, particularly the role of the Independent Broad‑based Anti-corruption Commission and the Victorian... Read more
Inquiry into the Management, Governance and Use of Environmental Water - Have your sayThe management, governance and use of environmental water is being examined by the Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee. The Committee is inviting community input to the inquiry, with public submissions due by 25 August 2017. “Water is one... Read more
Inquiry into Civics and Electoral Participation in Victorian State Parliamentary Elections - Have your sayThe Electoral Matters Committee is conducting an inquiry into civics and electoral participation in Victorian State parliamentary elections. Issues being examined include electoral and civics education, strategies to reduce informal voting,... Read more
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Parliament House in the 21st Century
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Latest News & Events
Deafhood team makes Youth Parliament history
For the first time in its 31-year history, a deaf team has participated in the Youth Parliament of Victoria.Read more
Parliament unites in praise for Assembly Clerk
State leaders and MPs from all sides of politics have thanked and congratulated Legislative Assembly Clerk, Ray Purdey for his immense contribution to Parliament and Victoria.Read more
Aboriginal elders address Legislative Assembly
On an historic day in the Victorian Parliament, Aboriginal elders have addressed the Legislative Assembly.Read more
New ways to connect youth with parliament
Youth leaders from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and The Push Inc have shared their views and ideas on better connecting young Victorians with parliament.Read more
New paper assesses Parliament’s independence
The Parliamentary Library has published a new paper on how Parliament is faring in maintaining its independence from Executive Government.Read more
Parliamentary Library Fellowships announced
Dr Marilyn McMahon from Deakin University and Dr Brian Coffey from RMIT University have been appointed Parliamentary Library Fellows for 2017.Read more
2017-18 budget presented to parliament
Treasurer Tim Pallas has presented Victoria’s 2017–18 state budget to parliament. It is the third budget for the Andrews Government.Read more
On This Day
Lieut Governor Charles Joseph La Trobe began sending out letters to various early settlers of the Port Phillip District seeking information on how they came to the district and their experiences of settlement.