Bills this Week


This page lists bills Parliament is working on during a sitting week. You can access all Victorian bills and laws on the legislation website. To learn more about the legislative process, go to how a law is made.

Parliament is sitting this week. Watch below for bills Parliament acts on during the sitting week.

New Bills released

Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor Bill 2016

Establishes an Implementation Monitor to monitor and report on the implementation of the recommendations made by the Family Violence Royal Commission.

Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2016

Makes changes to the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 regarding evidence arrangements, summary offence proceedings and orders available on successful appeals; makes changes to evidence arrangements under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997; amends the Crimes Act  1958 to clarify the fault element in offences of attempting to commit some sexual offences; and makes amendments in the Jury Directions Act 2015.

Working with Children Amendment Bill 2016

Updates the Working with Children Act 2005 to reflect recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Energy Legislation Amendment (Feed-in Tariffs and Improving Safety and Markets) Bill 2016

Makes a range of amendments to do with energy sector installations and components, renewable energy feed-in terms and conditions, the application of the National Electricity Law and National Gas Law to wholesale electricity and gas markets respectively, and makes other miscellaneous amendments.

Housing Amendment (Victorian Housing Register and Other Matters) Bill 2016

Establishes the Victorian Housing Register to register applicants for social housing tenancies, and to facilitate the allocation of social housing.

Road Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2016

Amends a number of roads portfolio Acts relating to VicRoads’ towing powers, the driving permissions of overseas drivers and alcohol interlock conditions, creates new offences about miniature motor bikes, and amends a range of road safety measures regarding blood and alcohol testing.

Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for Royal Assent)

Corrections Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Estate Agents Amendment (Underquoting) BIll 2016

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Amendment Bill 2016


Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 October 2016