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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
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.
There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.
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Victoria's 58th Parliament has been opened by the Governor of Victoria, His Excellency the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC.
The speech was delivered...Read more: Governor opens 58th Parliament
Bruce Atkinson has been elected President of the Legislative Council and Telmo Languiller has been elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.Read more: Presiding Officers elected
The Victorian Legislative Assembly's sitting dates for 2015 have been announced.
Click here to view the 2015 sitting calendar.
Subscribe to our free email alerts by emailing firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more: 2015 sitting calendar now available
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.Read more: New parliamentarians prepare for debut
John Brumby was re-elected leader of the Victorian Parliamentary Labor Party and Opposition leader, with John Thwaites replacing Demetri Dollis as deputy leader.