Designing the Parliament
The new Annexe for Victoria's Parliament House was officially opened on 8 August 2018. Architect Peter Elliott shares his insights into the building that he designed with his team at Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design.
Behind the pillars
Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament. View our feature.
Today In Parliament
Inquiry into Recycling and Waste Management - Have your saySubmissions can now be made to the parliamentary inquiry into recycling and waste management. The inquiry will look into the Victorian government's waste management approach, the response to China's waste ban and solutions to the recycling and waste crisis, including reduction strategies. Read more
Inquiry into the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017 Reforms - Have your sayThe Victorian Legislative Council’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee has commenced an inquiry into reforms to the commercial passenger vehicle industry that were legislated in 2017. The inquiry will consider how the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017 has affected... Read more
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
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.
Restoration and renewal projects
Find out more about our projects to restore and renew Parliament House
Latest News & Events
Law Week finale at Parliament House
Community members from all walks of life found out some more about our law at Parliament House on Sunday 19 May.Read more
Sri Lanka terrorist attack victims mourned
The Victorian Parliament has paid tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.Read more
Tributes for heroic surf lifesavers
There have been tributes and a minute’s silence in Parliament to honour father and son surf lifesavers Ross and Andrew Powell from the Port Campbell Surf Life Saving Club.Read more
Environmental governance paper launched
The Parliamentary Library has released a new research paper prepared by Parliamentary Library Fellow Dr Brian Coffey, a Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow, from RMIT UniversityRead more
Christchurch mosques terror attack condolences
The Victorian Parliament has paid tribute to the victims of the Christchurch mosques terror attack.Read more
Celebrating our diversity
The traditions of Victoria’s diverse communities were celebrated at Parliament House Open Day on Sunday 17 March, at the start of Cultural Diversity Week.Read more
Cultural showcase at Parliament House
The talents and traditions of Victoria’s diverse communities will be showcased at Parliament House Open Day on Sunday 17 March 2019.Read more