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.
Heritage assets and contemporary design sit side by side in the latest instalment of a Melbourne landmark’s evolution, writes Ray Edgar in our latest feature story.
Today In Parliament
Today is a sitting day
Today in the Legislative Assembly
Bills for completion this week
Forests Legislation Amendment (Compliance and Enforcement) Bill 2019
Great Ocean Road and Environs Protection Bill 2019
Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019
Owners Corporations and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2019
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.
Likely order of business is:
- Formal business and Members statements
- Gender Equality Bill 2019
- Local Government Bill 2019
- Parks and Crown Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
- Road Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
Please note, the above is a guide only and is subject to change.
For detailed and up to date information during the sitting day see the draft Minutes (progressively published over the day).
Inquiry into Nuclear Prohibition - Have your sayThe Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee is accepting submissions for its inquiry into nuclear prohibition. Submissions close on 28 February 2020. Read more
Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria - Public HearingThe Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee are conducting public hearings in Whittlesea for its inquiry into homelessness in Victoria on Thursday, 27 February 2020. Read more
Inquiry into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities - Public hearingsThe Legislative Assembly Environment and Planning Committee are conducting public hearings for its inquiry into tackling climate change in Victorian communities on Wednesday 26 February in East Melbourne. 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
There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.
Watch live coverage of parliamentary proceedings.
Worst of nature, best of humanity
MPs have joined together to offer condolences to all the people affected by the recent bushfires in Victoria and other parts of Australia.Read more
PBO snapshot of the 2019-20 budget update
The Victorian Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has released its independent budget snapshot for the latest 2019-20 budget update.Read more
Community achievers recognised
Sixteen Victorians today received Community Achiever Awards at a ceremony held at Parliament House.Read more
Historic day for First Peoples' Assembly
The inaugural meeting of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria was held at Parliament House on Tuesday, 10 December 2019.Read more
Nobel Peace Prize at Parliament House
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been put on display at Parliament House.Read more
44 parliamentary interns graduate
Graduation day has been held at Parliament House for the 2019 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.Read more
State of the Future report presented
The headline issues concerning young Victorians have been outlined in the State of the Future report presented to MPs at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
The Hon. Sir Raymond William Garrett became Victoria's 12th President of the Legislative Council.