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The Deakin Oration 2017
Professor Tony Wong on water sensitive cities and sustainable urban design.
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Today In Parliament
Inquiry into Electric Vehicles - Have your sayThe Economy and Infrastructure Committee has commenced an inquiry into electric vehicles with a call for public submissions. The new inquiry will examine the potential pros and cons,... Read more
Inquiry into the Public Housing Renewal Program - Have your sayPublic submissions can now be made for the parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian Government’s Public Housing Renewal Program. 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 has reopened submissions, and... Read more
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Parliament House in the 21st Century
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Latest News & Events
Parliament Prize awarded to Victorian students
Six Victorian students have won awards in The Parliament Prize for 2017, presented at Parliament House.Read more
Deakin thinkers work on youth blueprint
The Victorian Parliament has launched into a more youthful future this week with the help of students from Deakin University.Read more
Regional links grow
More than 100 community leaders have participated in a program of briefings at Parliament House, helping to boost regional connections.Read more
Call to action at Deakin Oration
Professor Tony Wong has made a call to action on water and sustainability when delivering the 2017 Deakin Oration at Parliament House.Read more
Engaging more women in politics
Women MPs from across Australia have met at Parliament House in Melbourne and discussed ways to engage more women in politics.Read more
Solemn tribute to the Hon Fiona Richardson MP
Parliament has adjourned its proceedings for the day in solemn tribute to the Hon Fiona Richardson MP, who passed away yesterday.Read more
Deakin Oration 2017 focuses on water
Professor Tony Wong, CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, will deliver The Deakin Oration for 2017.Read more
On This Day
Report of the board inquiring into the theft of the mace was tabled in the Legislative Assembly. The findings were never published.