Condolences for Bourke Street tragedy victims

Condolence MotionParliament has today paid tribute to the victims of the Bourke Street tragedy, with condolences moved in both Houses.

As this was the first sitting day since the tragic events of 20 January, the condolence motions were moved once parliamentary business commenced.

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Sharing experiences with Ontario’s Parliament

Parliament newsTonia Grannum from the Ontario Parliament has undertaken a professional development program at the Victorian Parliament.

The attachment was arranged under a partnership agreement signed between the Victorian and Ontario Parliaments that encourages information and experience sharing.

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Applications open for library fellowships

Library FellowshipScholars can now submit applications for a Victorian Parliamentary Library Fellowship in 2017.

Applications are open until 24 February 2017.

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La Trobe and Swinburne interns graduate

2016 InternsA graduation ceremony has been held at Parliament House for the 2nd semester of the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.

Now in its 26th year, the program included students from La Trobe University and Swinburne University of Technology for the first time this year.

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Call for submissions on youth justice centres

Youth JusticePublic submissions can now be made for the parliamentary inquiry into youth justice centres in Victoria.

The inquiry by the Legal and Social Issues Committee will examine issues arising at youth justice centres, including at Parkville and Malmsbury.

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