Parliamentary Budget Officer appointed

Parliamentary Budget Officer Anthony Close The Governor in Council has appointed Anthony Close as the Parliamentary Budget Officer.

Mr Close becomes Victoria’s first Parliamentary Budget Officer, appointed for a five-year term.

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A community day for all ages

Open Day 2018This year’s Open Day held last Sunday brought people of all ages to Parliament House.

Victorians mingled with interstate and international visitors, eager to see the heritage features of our historic building that dates from the gold rush days.

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Artificial Intelligence group launched

AI group launchedThe Victorian All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence has been launched at Parliament House.

Bringing together parliamentarians from across the political spectrum, the AI parliamentary group will be a focal point in the Victorian Parliament for discussion of the critical and transformative nature of Artificial Intelligence.

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Leafy entry for horticulture showcase

Vic HorticultureAn avenue of trees popped up at Parliament House as part a horticultural showcase arranged by the Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria.

A team from Fleming’s Nurseries installed the display, which proved a popular photo opportunity for visitors.

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Interns welcomed to Parliament

Interns WelcomedTwenty-six students from Melbourne and Monash universities have commenced their parliamentary internships for 2018.

Coordinated by the Parliamentary Library, the parliamentary internship program has had more than 1100 participants since it began in 1990.

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