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Aboriginal elders address Legislative Assembly.
Behind the Pillars: Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament.
Today In Parliament
Today is a sitting day
Today in the Legislative Assembly
Bills for completion this week
Domestic Animals Amendment (Restricted Breed Dogs) Bill 2017
Justice Legislation Amendment (Body-worn Cameras and Other Matters) Bill 2017
Parks and Crown Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
Racing Amendment (Modernisation) 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:
- Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Amendment Bill 2016.
- Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Bill 2017.
- Firefighters' Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017.
Please note the order of business listed above is a guide only and is subject to change.
Inquiry into the RSPCA Victoria - Report tabledThe Economy and Infrastructure Committee has tabled its report into the RSPCA Victoria. The Committee has recommended more transparency, information and detail with regard to the powers of RSPCA Victoria inspectors. “For the most part it appears that the objections raised by... Read more
Inquiry into Rate Capping Policy - Public hearingsThis Wednesday 23 August, public hearings will begin for the next stage of the parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian Government’s rate capping policy. Wednesday’s hearing by the Environment and Planning Committee will be held from 7:00 pm in the... Read more
Inquiry into the Firefighters' Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 - Final report tabledThe Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has today presented its final report into the proposed restructure of the Country Fire Authority and Metropolitan Fire Brigade as proposed in the Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation... 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.
Deakin Oration 2017 focuses on water
Professor Tony Wong, Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, will deliver The Deakin Oration for 2017.Read more
People's house lives up to its name
Large crowds toured Parliament House over the weekend for the 10th year of Open House Melbourne.Read more
New interns welcomed
Our latest intake of parliamentary interns commenced their research projects at Parliament House.Read more
Deafhood team makes Youth Parliament history
For the first time in its 31-year history, a deaf team has participated in the Youth Parliament of Victoria.Read more
Parliament unites in praise for Assembly Clerk
State leaders and MPs from all sides of politics have thanked and congratulated Legislative Assembly Clerk, Ray Purdey for his immense contribution to Parliament and Victoria.Read more
Aboriginal elders address Legislative Assembly
On an historic day in the Victorian Parliament, Aboriginal elders have addressed the Legislative Assembly.Read more
New ways to connect youth with parliament
Youth leaders from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and The Push Inc have shared their views and ideas on better connecting young Victorians with parliament.Read more
On This Day
Dissolution of 53rd Victorian Parliament.