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Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services - Report tabledThe Economy and Infrastructure Committee has tabled its report on ride sourcing services, calling for a level playing field for all commercial passenger vehicle operations in Victoria. The Committee has recommended that the Legislative Council defer debate on the Commercial... Read more
Inquiry into Lowering the Probationary Driving Age in Victoria to Seventeen - Report tabledA Parliamentary committee report has recommended, by majority decision, lowering Victoria’s P-plate driving age to 17. In making this recommendation, the Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee found that young people in non-urban areas may be at greater risk of... Read more
Inquiry into the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-Stay Accommodation) Bill 2016 - Public hearingsOn Friday 24 March, the Environment and Planning Committee will hold the first public hearing for its inquiry into proposed legislation on short-stay accommodation. The public hearing on the Owners Corporations Amendment (Short-Stay Accommodation) Bill 2016 will be held... Read more
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Parliament House in the 21st Century
Latest News & Events
Legislative Council opens up to e‑petitions
The Legislative Council has introduced e‑petitions, providing a 21st century update for a longstanding parliamentary tradition.Read more
Community day at Parliament House
“What a great day,” said Filomena Lamonato, after attending Parliament House Open Day on Sunday 19 March.Read more
University exhibition looks to the future
La Trobe University is celebrating its 50th year with an exhibition at Parliament House.Read more
New Deputy Speaker elected
Maree Edwards, the Member for Bendigo West, has been elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.Read more
39th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly elected
Colin Brooks, the Member for Bundoora, has been elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.Read more
Robot presents at parliamentary hearing
In a parliamentary first for Victoria, a robot has presented at a hearing by the Family and Community Development Committee.Read more
Portrait unveiled for historic collection
The historic Premiers Portraits collection at Parliament House has a new addition after the portrait of Victoria’s 47th Premier, the Hon Dr Denis Napthine, was unveiled.Read more
On This Day
The Draft Constitution Bill was reserved for Royal Assent and sent to England on same day.