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 not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 8 August 2017.

Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 20 June 2017.

New Bills released

Crimes Amendment (Ramming of Police Vehicles) Bill 2017

Seeks to create an offence relating to ramming police vehicles and make provisions in relation to sentencing for that offence.

Planning and Building Legislation Amendment (Housing Affordability and Other Matters) Bill 2017

Seeks to facilitate the supply of affordable housing, modifies the requirements to amend wind farm planning permits and makes miscellaneous amendments to other building-related legislation.

Health Legislation Amendment (Quality and Safety) Bill 2017

Makes a range of changes to hospital and health service governance arrangements to seek to improve safety and eliminate avoidable harm in hospitals.

Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) Bill 2017

Creates a new Act which aims to protect the Yarra River and surrounding land, sets out a strategic plan for the management of the Yarra River, establishes the Birrarung Council to report to the minister on the strategic plan, and recognises the connection of traditional owners to the river and its land.

Council returned Bill to Assembly with suggested amendments

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Bill 2017


Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)

Justice Legislation Amendment (Court Security, Juries and Other Matters) Bill 2017

Justice Legislation Amendment (Protective Services Officers and Other Matters) Bill 2017

Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

WorkSafe Legislation Amendment Bill 2017


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

Parliamentary Budget Officer Bill 2016

State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2017

Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017

Appropriation (Parliament 2017-2018) Bill 2017