Bills this Week

In this section you can find links to bills Parliament is working on during a sitting week.  You can also access all Victorian bills and laws.

To learn more about the legislative process, go to how a law is made.

Parliament is not sitting this week.  The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 16 August 2016.

Below are details Parliament acted on during the sitting week of 21 June 2016.


New Bills released

Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Plastic Bags, Packaging and Microbeads) Bill 2016

Amends the Environment Protection Act 1970 to restrict the supply and sale of plastic bags and certain plastic and polystyrene packaging, and to prohibit the supply and sale of certain items containing plastic microbeads.

Equal Opportunity Amendment (Equality for Students) Bill 2016

Amends the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to remove the special exemption for religious schools to discriminate against students on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, lawful sexual activity, marital status, parental status or gender identity.

Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for royal assent)

State Taxation and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2016 - with amendments

Appropriation (2016-2017) Bill 2016

Appropriation (Parliament 2016-2017) Bill 2016

Treasury And Finance Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

House Contracts Guarantee Repeal Bill 2016

Rural Assistance Schemes Bill 2016

Justice Legislation (Evidence and Other Acts) Amendment Bill 2016



Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016