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
Establishes an Implementation Monitor to monitor and report on the implementation of the recommendations made by the Family Violence Royal Commission.
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.
Updates the Working with Children Act 2005 to reflect recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
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.
Establishes the Victorian Housing Register to register applicants for social housing tenancies, and to facilitate the allocation of social housing.
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)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 October 2016