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The Deakin Oration 2017
Professor Tony Wong on water sensitive cities and sustainable urban design.
Behind the Pillars
Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament House.
Today In Parliament
Today is a sitting day
Today in the Legislative Assembly
Bills for completion this week
Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Bill 2017
Corrections Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2017
Oaths and Affirmations Bill 2017
Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017
Serious Sex Offenders (Detention and Supervision) Amendment (Governance) Bill 2017
For detailed and up to date information visit Assembly Live.
Today in the Legislative Council
The Council starts sitting at 9.30 a.m. today and Government Business takes precedence.
Business likely to be debated is:
- Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung Murron) Bill 2017.
- Domestic Aminals Amendment (Restricted Breed Dogs) Bill 2017.
- Worksafe Legislation Amendment Bill 2017.
Please note the order of business listed above is a guide only and is subject to change.
Inquiry into Rate Capping Policy - Public hearingThis Wednesday 20 September, Rural Councils Victoria will be among three local government associations presenting to the next public hearing on the Victorian Government’s rate capping policy. The public hearing will commence at 7:00 pm in the Knight Kerr... Read more
Inquiry into Infrastructure Projects - Public hearingsThis Wednesday 20 September, the Economy and Infrastructure Committee will hold a further public hearing for its inquiry into infrastructure projects. Following on from last Friday’s hearing, the Committee will continue examining the disruption in Melbourne’s CBD arising from... Read more
Inquiry into Electric Vehicles - Have your sayThe Economy and Infrastructure Committee has commenced an inquiry into electric vehicles with a call for public submissions. The new inquiry will examine the potential pros and cons,... Read more
School and Booked Tours
The Parliament of Victoria offers a range of activities for students at primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education levels. These activities include tours, role plays and metropolitan school visits.
Large groups or organisations of 6 or more people are also encouraged to book one of our tours. To check the availability for each type of tour please click here.
Parliament House in the 21st Century
Watch as the new addition to Parliament House takes shape
Find out more about our projects to restore and renew Parliament House
Latest News & Events
There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.
Watch live coverage of parliamentary proceedings.
Parliament Prize awarded to Victorian students
Six Victorian students have won awards in The Parliament Prize for 2017, presented at Parliament House.Read more
Deakin thinkers work on youth blueprint
The Victorian Parliament has launched into a more youthful future this week with the help of students from Deakin University.Read more
Regional links grow
More than 100 community leaders have participated in a program of briefings at Parliament House, helping to boost regional connections.Read more
Call to action at Deakin Oration
Professor Tony Wong has made a call to action on water and sustainability when delivering the 2017 Deakin Oration at Parliament House.Read more
Engaging more women in politics
Women MPs from across Australia have met at Parliament House in Melbourne and discussed ways to engage more women in politics.Read more
Solemn tribute to the Hon Fiona Richardson MP
Parliament has adjourned its proceedings for the day in solemn tribute to the Hon Fiona Richardson MP, who passed away yesterday.Read more
Deakin Oration 2017 focuses on water
Professor Tony Wong, CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, will deliver The Deakin Oration for 2017.Read more
On This Day
Royal Commission on Parliament Buildings presented its third and final report to Parliament. The Royal Commission was appointed to superintend the carrying out of recommendations made by a Joint Select Committee for the building of Parliament.