Parliament of Victoria News alerts
Youth engagement with democracy
Dr Aaron Martin from The University of Melbourne speaks about the importance of youth participation in elections and other democratic processes.
Behind the Pillars
Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament House.
Today In Parliament
Inquiry into Electric Vehicles - Charging how we driveThe Victorian Parliament's Economy and Infrastructure Committee is investigating the challenges and opportunities presented by a move to electric vehicles. Read more
Inquiry into Fuel Prices in Regional Victoria - Report tabledRegional residents are more vulnerable to high fuel prices according to the Victorian Parliament’s Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee, which tabled its report on fuel prices... 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
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
New MLC sworn in
Ms Huong Truong was today sworn in as a Member of the Legislative Council for the Western Metropolitan region.Read more
Medal for dedicated service
Previous Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Ray Purdey has been awarded a Public Service Medal in the 2018 Australia Day Honours.Read more
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