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
Essential Services Commission (Governance, Procedural and Administrative Improvements) Amendment Bill 2018
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment Bill 2018
Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2018
Sale of Land Amendment 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 General Business takes precedence.
Business likely to be debated:
- Order of the Day No. 1, standing in the name of Ms Wooldridge in relation to the performance of the Andrews Government over the past four years;
- Notice of Motion No. 613 standing in the name of Mr Young in relation to the creation of National Parks;
- Notice of Motion No. 602 standing in the name of Mr O'Donohue in relation to sworn police and Protective Services Officer numbers;
- Notice of Motion No. 611 standing in the name of Ms Wooldridge in relation to outstanding and incomplete responses to existing document orders
- Order of the Day No. 2, resumption of debate on the Corrections Amendment (Adult Parole Board) Bill 2018; and
- Order of the Day No. 3, resumption of debate on the Crimes and Sentencing Amendment (Bus Drivers) Bill 2018.
Please note, the above is a guide only and is subject to change.
Inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria - Report tabledThe IBAC Committee has recommended significant improvements to the police complaints and oversight system in a major report tabled in Parliament. With responsibility for overseeing the work of the Independent Broad-based Anti corruption Commission, the Committee has made 69 recommendations to... Read more
Inquiry into Career Advice Activities in Victorian Schools - Report tabledCareer development in Victorian schools is not meeting the needs of students according to the Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee, which tabled its report on career advice activities in Victorian schools. The Committee found there was a large degree... Read more
Inquiry into methodologies and outcomes from Victorian Ombudsman reports tabled in the Parliament - Report tabledA report tabled in Parliament by the Accountability & Oversight Committee has sought to support the work of the Ombudsman, by recommending greater accountability by government departments, agencies and local councils when implementing the Ombudsman's recommendations. 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.
Global warning at Deakin Oration
The catastrophic consequences for the world from any use of nuclear weapons were spelled out in detail at the 2018 Deakin Oration held at Parliament House.Read more
Governor opens new Annexe
The evolution of Parliament House continued today with the official opening of our new Annexe by the Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC.Read more
Aspiring MPs in lively debates
Youth from across Victoria have demonstrated their passion for politics at the 32nd Youth Parliament of Victoria held this week at Parliament House.Read more
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
On This Day
Royal Commission on the Echuca Bridge presented its second and final report to Parliament.