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The Deakin Oration 2017
Professor Tony Wong on water sensitive cities and sustainable urban design.
Behind the Pillars
Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament House.
Today In Parliament
Today is a sitting day
Today in the Legislative Assembly
Bills for completion this week
Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Bill 2017
Corrections Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2017
Oaths and Affirmations Bill 2017
Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017
Serious Sex Offenders (Detention and Supervision) Amendment (Governance) Bill 2017
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:
- Notice of Motion No. 463 standing in the name of Mr Davis in relation to the production of certain documents;
- Notice of Motion No. 467 standing in the name of Mrs Peulich seeking to refer a matter to the Environment and Planning Committee;
- Notice of Motion No. 468 standing in the name of Ms Patten in relation to a suspension of Standing Orders;
- Order of the Day No. 1, Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Pilot Medically Supervised Injecting Centre) Bill 2017, Question to be put;
- Notice of Motion No. 466 standing in the name of Ms Patten in relation to South Morang public transport;
- Notice of Motion No. 464 standing in the name of Mr Finn in relation to integrity issues; and
- Notice of Motion No. 460 standing in the name of Ms Wooldridge in relation to the continuing failure of the Government to comply with certain orders for the production of documents.
Please note, the above is a guide only and is subject to change.
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 Fuel Prices in Regional Victoria - Have your sayThe parliamentary inquiry into fuel prices in regional Victoria is now accepting public submissions. The Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee is examining the factors affecting fuel prices in regional locations and their impact on the community. Read more
School and Booked Tours
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Parliament House in the 21st Century
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Latest News & Events
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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
People's house lives up to its name
Large crowds toured Parliament House over the weekend for the 10th year of Open House Melbourne.Read more
On This Day
At 35 years and 11 months, John Alexander MacPherson became Victoria's youngest Premier.