Milestone for meals initiative during COVID-19

Kitchens Apr FB2 2More than 100,000 meals have been prepared in the Parliament’s kitchens for vulnerable community members during COVID-19.

“We want to acknowledge this significant milestone and thank the wonderful community-minded organisations that are working with us on this initiative,” Legislative Council President Shaun Leane said.

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Speaker launches 'Ask an MP'

AskMP2A new online education experience connecting MPs with students has been trialled by Speaker Colin Brooks.

‘Ask an MP’ provides the opportunity for students to speak with their local MP online at a time when school excursions and visits are on hold during COVID-19.

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Thank you to Victoria's frontline workers

Sign news1A special message of thanks to all of Victoria’s frontline workers during COVID-19 has been installed at Parliament House.

On behalf of the Parliament, Legislative Assembly Speaker Colin Brooks and Legislative Council President Shaun Leane expressed their appreciation for everything that frontline workers have done during the emergency.

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Candlelight at dawn for Anzac Day

ANZAC 2Personal tributes by candlelight replaced public gatherings for Anzac Day this year in the midst of the COVID-19 emergency.

Across Victoria people stood in their driveways and yards and on their balconies to pay tribute to the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our nation.

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Tributes for Victoria Police Officers

Police wreaths 3aParliament has paid tribute to four Victoria Police Officers tragically killed on 22 April 2020 in a vehicle collision on the Eastern Freeway.

Condolences were offered in the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council for Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor, Constable Glen Humphris, Senior Constable Kevin King and Constable Josh Prestney.

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