Parliament of Victoria News alerts
The Deakin Oration 2017
Professor Tony Wong on water sensitive cities and sustainable urban design.
Behind the Pillars
Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament House.
Today In Parliament
Inquiry into VicRoads' Management of Country Roads - Have your sayThe parliamentary inquiry into VicRoads’ management of country roads is inviting public submissions. The Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee is examining a number of issues as part of its... Read more
Inquiry into Penalty Rates and Fair Pay - Have your sayThe Penalty Rates and Fair Pay Select Committee is investigating the economic and social impact and cost of the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to cut penalty rates to categories of Victorian workers. The Committee is also examining possible... Read more
Inquiry into Services for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Government ResponseThe Government response to the parliamentary inquiry into services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder was tabled in Parliament on 14 December 2017. 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
Watch as the new addition to Parliament House takes shape
Find out more about our projects to restore and renew Parliament House
Latest News & Events
2017 parliamentary interns graduate
Students from five universities have graduated from our parliamentary internship program this year.Read more
New MP sworn in
Lidia Thorpe was today sworn in as the Member for Northcote in the Legislative Assembly.Read more
Cutting edge education showcased
New and cutting edge approaches to parliamentary education have been considered at a conference held at Parliament House in Melbourne.Read more
Youth talent celebrated
Thousands of young Victorians enjoyed an evening of music and celebration on Friday 17 November, the opening night of Melbourne Music Week 2017.Read more
Appreciation for multicultural media
Multicultural media representatives have been thanked for their contribution to Victoria’s vibrant community.Read more
2018 sitting dates
The Victorian Parliament’s 2018 sitting dates are now available, with Tuesday 6 February to be the first sitting day next year.Read more
New MLC sworn in
Dr Samantha Ratnam was today sworn in as the newest Member of the Legislative Council, representing the Northern Metropolitan Region.Read more
On This Day
Sir Robert Menzies retired as Prime Minister after 16 years in office and was replaced by his Deputy, Harold Holt.