Rare book launched in digital version

Victoria the Golden eBookOne of the jewels in the Victorian Parliament’s rare book collection is now more accessible to the community following the launch of Victoria the Golden as an eBook.

The eBook reproduces in digital form an album of scenes and sketches by renowned colonial artist William Strutt that chronicles the formative years of Victoria as a colony.

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Entries open for Parliament Prize competition

Parliament Prize 2018The 2018 Parliament Prize competition for high school students is open for entries.

The competition was launched to coincide with Law Week, with entries to be submitted by 20 July 2018.

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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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