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Inquiry into Rate Capping Policy - Report tabledThe Environment and Planning Committee has today presented the third report on its ongoing inquiry into the Victorian Government’s rate capping policy. The report has two recommendations on the Fair Go Rates System and the rate cap variation process. Read more
Inquiry into End of Life Choices - Government responseThe Government response to the Legal and Social Issues Committee's report on end of life choices has been tabled in Parliament today. Read more
Inquiry into the Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops) Bill 2016 - Report tabledThe Economy and Infrastructure Committee has made 18 recommendations in its report tabled today on the Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms and Pet Shops Bill) 2016. Follow the link to read the 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 for each type of tour please click here.
Parliament House in the 21st Century
Latest News & Events
La Trobe and Swinburne interns graduate
A graduation ceremony has been held at Parliament House for the 2nd semester of the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.Read more
Call for submissions on youth justice centres
Public submissions can now be made for the parliamentary inquiry into youth justice centres in Victoria.Read more
Campaigner urges men to help stop the violence
Co-founder of the White Ribbon Campaign, Michael Kaufman, has called for leadership and personal commitment from men to stop violence against women.Read more
Victorian Parliament turns 160
This week the Victorian Parliament marks its 160th anniversary, having met for the first time on 21 November 1856.Read more
Hushed sounds echo through the House
A variety of Victorians artists have featured in two special Melbourne Music Week concerts inside Parliament House.Read more
The (young) people’s house
Around 5000 young Victorians have helped to launch Melbourne Music Week at a concert held on the iconic steps of Parliament House.Read more
Artistic journey along Silk Road
An exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy and painting has been opened at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
George Alexander Elmslie, Victoria's first Labor Premier, assumed office, lasting just 14 days in office.