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 27 August 2019.

Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 13 August 2019.

New Bills released

Children Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Includes persons in religious ministry as mandatory reporters to Child Protection, removes the religious confessions exemption from the offence of failure to disclose child sexual offences, and makes other related amendments.

Rail Safety Legislation Amendment (National Services Delivery and Related Reforms) Bill 2019

Transfers all remaining rail service safety delivery and regulatory functions from Transport Safety Victoria to the Office of the National Safety Regulator (ONSR), making ONSR the sole rail safety regulator for the Victorian rail transport industry.

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019

Legislates a target of 50% of Victorian electricity to be generated from renewable sources by 2030.


Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2019

Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2019

Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill 2019


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

Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2019

Essential Services Commission Amendment (Governance, Procedural and Administrative Improvements) Bill 2019

Water and Catchment Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Amendment (Consent) Bill 2019