We have a variety of programs, activities, events and exhibitions that connect the community with parliament.
Big day out for The Big Issue
Society | 1 December 2023
The community service achievements of The Big Issue over 27 years have been celebrated at Parliament House.
Fresh, local and low carbon: boom times for seafood
Economy | 16 November 2023
Along with the long-established wild caught fisheries, the Victorian seafood industry is worth around $100 million per year in direct turnover.
Reconciliation Action Plan
The Parliament of Victoria’s Reconciliation Action Plan aims to ensure the organisation better engages with Victoria’s First Peoples, and increases our understanding, respect and promotion of First Peoples' stories
Artwork: 'Yarkeen Mirring' (Dreaming Country) by Tom Day, Gunditjmara, Yorta Yorta and Wemba Wemba, featured in Parliament of Victoria’s Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan
State of the Future
Connecting the Parliament of Victoria with young people to ensure their voices are heard and they have multiple opportunities to get involved in parliament’s work.
You, Me & MPs toolkit
Information and resources about parliament and MPs produced jointly with Eastern Community Legal Centre and a community advisory panel.
A podcast series produced by a team of young people together with SYN Media that explores various aspects of parliament.
Young Victorian writers undertake a program of learning and mentoring in an initiative conducted in partnership with Express Media.
WE Lead Women Engaged in Leadership
WE Lead, the Women Engaged in Leadership program, brings together current and emerging leaders to inspire and encourage growth in leadership among diverse women in the Victorian community.
Events and activities
Being menopause friendly in the workplace
Health & Welfare | 5 November 2023
Presentation at Parliament House outlines things that can be done to support employees going through menopause.
Regional forum explores women’s leadership impact
General | 10 September 2023
Breaking down barriers and influencing action in local communities.
Regional leaders draw lessons from parliament
General | 2 September 2023
Emerging leaders from the Great South Coast gain insights during two-day program.
Perspectives on parliament for rural and regional youth
General | 11 August 2023
Young leaders have gained insights into the viewpoints of parliamentarians during a visit to Melbourne.
Parliament welcomes Shrine volunteers
General | 13 July 2023
A group of volunteers from the Shrine of Remembrance has been given a tour of Parliament House and morning tea in honour of their contribution to one of Victoria’s most significant institutions.
General | 2 June 2023
A Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan for Victoria's parliamentary departments has been launched at Parliament House.
Inflation-busting recipe book launched
General | 22 March 2023
The Victorian Parliament has played host to the launch of a new cookbook from the Salvation Army that aims to help those struggling to make ends meet to put nutritious and budget-friendly meals on the table.
Parliament celebrates International Women’s Day
General | 8 March 2023
Female leaders from across Victoria have been celebrated at Parliament House for their community contributions and leadership.
Tools for tradies to have tough conversations
General | 22 February 2023
Powerful message of mental health awareness served up at Parliament House breakfast.
Parliament showcase for growth industry
General | 31 August 2023
Magnificent display highlights importance of horticulture for Victoria.
Mornington Peninsula’s potential promoted at Parliament
General | 2 August 2023
Community priorities presented at Spring Street showcase.
Exhibition highlights decades of help for Victorians in need
General | 21 June 2023
For more than 90 years the Brotherhood of St Laurence has been helping people who’ve fallen on hard times.
Art of the Andes on show at Parliament
General | 1 June 2023
Exhibition at Parliament House showcases the culture and beauty of Ecuador.