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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 and adequacey of services for people with autism spectrum disorder.  Submissions to the inquiry are due by Friday, 18 March 2016. Read more

Inquiry into Infrastructure Projects - Public hearing

The chief executives of V/Line, Public Transport Victoria and Metro Trains will be questioned at a public hearing on Tuesday 9 February. Focusing on the recent disruptions to V/Line services, the public hearing will be from 11:30 am in... Read more

Inquiry into Unconventional Gas in Victoria - Report and Response

Final Report On 8 December 2015 the Committee Tabled its Final Report. Read more

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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Sittings start with Acknowledgment of Country

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The new sitting year has started with a new tradition in the Legislative Assembly that recognises and pays respect to a traditional ceremony of Aboriginal peoples.

From today, at the...

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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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On This Day

Friday, 9 February, 1872

Royal Commission appointed to enquire into the origin of the disease known as diphtheria, the best mode of treatment thereof, etc.