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Today is a sitting day

Today in the Legislative Assembly

Full details about the first sitting day.

The sitting starts at 10.00 am
Swearing in of members
Election of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker
Governor’s speech opening Parliament in the Legislative Council Chamber - 12.00 noon
Question time - 2.00 pm


Inquiry into Community Pharmacy - Report and Video

Report On 14 October 2014 the Legal and Social Issues Legislation Committee tabled its report on... Read more

Inquiry into the 2014-15 Budget Estimates - Report

The Government response to the Report on the 2014-15 Budget Estimates - Part One was... Read more

Inquiry into the Social Inclusion of Victorians with a Disability - Report and Response

Report Final Report tabled on Wednesday 17 September 2014. The Committee tabled its report in Parliament... Read more

School Tours & 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 six 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.

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Governor opens 58th Parliament


Victoria's 58th Parliament has been opened by the Governor of Victoria, His Excellency the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC.

The speech was delivered...

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Presiding Officers elected


Bruce Atkinson has been elected President of the Legislative Council and Telmo Languiller has been elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.

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2015 sitting calendar now available


The Victorian Legislative Assembly's sitting dates for 2015 have been announced.

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New parliamentarians prepare for debut


Induction sessions have been held at Parliament House for newly elected parliamentarians ahead of parliament's official opening on 23 December.

Watch our news video on the induction program.

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On This Day

Monday, 23 December, 1996

John Brumby was re-elected leader of the Victorian Parliamentary Labor Party and Opposition leader, with John Thwaites replacing Demetri Dollis as deputy leader.