AI Group Launched
The launch of the Victorian All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence provides a focal point for considering the opportunities and challenges presented by AI.
Science beyond fiction
Seeking out the human dimension of AI in Victoria.
Today In Parliament
Today is a sitting day
Today in the Legislative Assembly
Bills for completion this week
Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill 2018
Justice Legislation Amendment (Family Violence Protection and Other Matters) Bill 2018
Local Government Bill 2018
Public Administration Amendment (Public Sector Redundancies and Other Matters) Bill 2018
For detailed and up to date information visit Assembly Live.
Today in the Legislative Council
The Council starts sitting at 9.30 a.m. today and Government Business takes precedence.
Business likely to be debated:
Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill 2018.
Education Legislation Amendment (Victorian Institute of Teaching, TAFE and Other Matters) Bill 2018.
Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.
Budget Papers, 2018-19.
Appropriation (2018-2019) Bill 2018.
Justice Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2018.
Please note, the above is a guide only and is subject to change.
Inquiry into Perinatal Services - Report tabledIn its report tabled today, the Family and Community Development Committee has recommended a Perinatal Mental Health Plan, increased breastfeeding support for Victorian women, and efforts to grow and sustain Victoria’s perinatal workforce. Read more
Inquiry into the Management, Governance and Use of Environmental Water - Report tabledMore research and increased community input are vital to ensure effective environmental water management, according to a Victorian parliamentary committee report tabled today. Read more
Inquiry into the Public Housing Renewal Program - Report tabledA parliamentary committee report into the Victorian Government’s Public Housing Renewal Program has made 28 recommendations focusing on community consultation, advice to tenants, planning issues and reporting of outcomes. 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
There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.
Watch live coverage of parliamentary proceedings.
Rare book launched in digital version
One of the jewels in the Victorian Parliament’s rare book collection is now more accessible to the community following the launch of Victoria the Golden as an eBook.Read more
Entries open for Parliament Prize competition
The 2018 Parliament Prize competition for high school students is open for entries.Read more
2018-19 budget presented to parliament
Treasurer Tim Pallas has presented Victoria’s 2018–19 state budget to parliament. It is the fourth budget for the Andrews Government.Read more
Parliamentary Budget Officer appointed
The Governor in Council has appointed Anthony Close as the Parliamentary Budget Officer.Read more
A community day for all ages
This year’s Open Day held last Sunday brought people of all ages to Parliament House.Read more
Artificial Intelligence group launched
The Victorian All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence has been launched at Parliament House.Read more
Leafy entry for horticulture showcase
An avenue of trees popped up at Parliament House as part a horticultural showcase arranged by the Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria.Read more
On This Day
Royal Commission on the disputes and differences leading to the resignation of medical officers of Friendly Societies or branches and to consider and make recommendations with respect to agreements between medical officers and Friendly Societies presented its final report to Parliament.