Parliament of Victoria News alerts
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
Inquiry into VicRoads' Management of Country Roads - Have your sayThe parliamentary inquiry into VicRoads’ management of country roads is inviting public submissions. The Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee is examining a number of issues as part of its... Read more
Inquiry into Perinatal Services - Public hearingsThe parliamentary inquiry into perinatal services continues on Monday 27 November with a public hearing and community forum in Melbourne. The Family and Community Development Committee will hear from government agencies, care providers and researchers before giving the opportunity... Read more
Inquiry into Career Advice Activities in Victorian Schools - Have your sayA new parliamentary inquiry exploring ways to improve career advice for school students is inviting input from the community. Public submissions to the Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee’s inquiry into career advice activities in Victoria are open until... 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
Youth talent celebrated
Thousands of young Victorians enjoyed an evening of music and celebration on Friday 17 November, the opening night of Melbourne Music Week 2017.Read more
Appreciation for multicultural media
Multicultural media representatives have been thanked for their contribution to Victoria’s vibrant community.Read more
2018 sitting dates
The Victorian Parliament’s 2018 sitting dates are now available, with Tuesday 6 February to be the first sitting day next year.Read more
New MLC sworn in
Dr Samantha Ratnam was today sworn in as the newest Member of the Legislative Council, representing the Northern Metropolitan Region.Read more
Victorian Parliament makes White Ribbon history
The Victorian Parliament has made White Ribbon history by becoming the first parliament in the world to achieve White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.Read more
Historic appointment for Legislative Assembly
Bridget Noonan has been appointed the new Clerk of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.Read more
Parliament Prize awarded to Victorian students
Six Victorian students have won awards in The Parliament Prize for 2017, presented at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
The 'Act to Establish a Constitution in and for the Colony of Victoria', the first Constitution Act, was formally proclaimed by Sir Charles Hotham. Responsible Government now existed in Victoria and a public holiday was declared.