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Strengthening Victoria’s Key Anti-corruption Agencies? - First report from IBAC Committee

The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Committee has presented its first report to the Victorian Parliament. The Committee has made 13 recommendations for consideration during the Government’s ongoing review process, to take place throughout 2016-2017. Read more

Inquiry into the CFA Training College at Fiskville - Response to interim report

The Government has responded to the recommendations made in the Fiskville inquiry interim report. Read more

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, 22 April 2016. 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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Hansard turns 150


One hundred and fifty years ago the Victorian Parliament took responsibility for recording its own debates and our Hansard service was established.

Our Hansard began producing official transcripts of parliament’s debates on 12 February 1866.

Read more: Hansard turns 150

First report from IBAC Committee


The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Committee has presented its first report to the Victorian Parliament.

The report is titled: Strengthening Victoria’s key anti-corruption agencies?

Read more: First report from IBAC Committee

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.

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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.

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On This Day

Tuesday, 13 February, 1866

The Legislative Assembly replaced the mace carried by the Serjeant-At-Arms with a new one made in London of silver overlaid with gold and weighing 270 ounces.