Campaigner urges men to help stop the violence

WhiteRibbon Breakfast 24Nov2016 NEWSTHUMBCo-founder of the White Ribbon Campaign, Michael Kaufman, has called for leadership and personal commitment from men to stop violence against women.

Dr Kaufman delivered the keynote address at a White Ribbon Day event at Parliament House.

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Victorian Parliament turns 160

VicParl160This week the Victorian Parliament marks its 160th anniversary, having met for the first time on 21 November 1856.

This first meeting was to enable the Parliament to transact some preliminary business ahead of a ceremonial opening four days later, on 25 November 1856.

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Hushed sounds echo through the House

Melbourne Music WeekA variety of Victorians artists have featured in two special Melbourne Music Week concerts inside Parliament House.

Hush: An Evening of Quiet Music saw performances by Dan Kelly, Teeth & Tongue, Melody Pool, Sui Zhen, Jess Rebeiro, Grand Salvo, Man Made Mountain and The Grand Magoozi as well WA’s Davey Craddock.

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The (young) people’s house

Live at the StepsAround 5000 young Victorians have helped to launch Melbourne Music Week at a concert held on the iconic steps of Parliament House.

Live at the Steps was the first time that the Victorian Parliament had participated in Melbourne Music Week.

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Artistic journey along Silk Road

<a href="">An exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy and painting has been opened at Parliament House.

The ‘21st Century Maritime Silk Road’ exhibition showcases the work of several Chinese artists who give a contemporary context to the ancient art of calligraphy.

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