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Inquiry into Services for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Have your say

The Family and Community Development Committee wants to hear from the community about the availability... Read more

Inquiry into Infrastructure Projects - Public hearing

The chief executives of V/Line, Public Transport Victoria and Metro Trains will be questioned at... Read more

Inquiry into Unconventional Gas in Victoria - Report and Response

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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.

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2016 events calendar

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The 2016 events calendar for the Victorian Parliament is now available.

This year we are celebrating the 160th anniversary of the Victorian Parliament and the 150th anniversary of our Hansard service.

Read more: 2016 events calendar

Parliament roadshow to visit regional centres


The Victorian Parliament’s popular regional visits program hits the road again in 2016.

The six regional centres to be visited this year are:

  • Shepparton in March
  • Inverloch in...
Read more: Parliament roadshow to visit regional centres

New flag poles for Parliament House


On Saturday 16 January two additional flag poles will be installed on top of Parliament House.

The installation will mean no flags will be flying on Parliament House on Saturday 16 and...

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Connect with us in 2016


This year we’re celebrating the Victorian Parliament’s 160th anniversary and the 150th anniversary of our Hansard service, with a range of activities and events planned.

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On This Day

Monday, 8 February, 1869

Royal Commission on the practice of paying or compensating members of the legislature in all countries where the practice prevails, and with a special view of ascertaining in each case the rate of payment or compensation, the conditions or limitations (if any) under which it is made, and the form or legislative enactment by which it has been authorized presented its final report to Parliament.