Bills this Week

This page lists bills Parliament is working on during a sitting week. You can access all Victorian bills and laws on the legislation website. To learn more about the legislative process, go to how a law is made.

Parliament is not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 5 February 2019.

New Bills released

Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) Amendment Bill 2018

Refers certain workplace relations matters to the Commonwealth Parliament related to the application of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) to Victorian public sector employees.

Justice Legislation Amendment (Police and Other Matters) Bill 2019

Makes a range of changes to justice legislation, including new powers for police to take DNA samples, new offences for acts that harm or threaten harm to police officers, and drug and firearms related matters.

Parliamentary Committees Amendment Bill 2019

Abolishes four joint investigatory committees and makes changes to the additional salaries and expense allowances for certain parliamentary office holders.

Spent Convictions Bill 2019

Makes changes to the effect of a person’s conviction for certain offences if the person remains offence-free for a certain period, including prohibiting the disclosure of that conviction.

Transport Legislation Amendment (Better Roads Victoria and Other Amendments) Bill 2018

Makes changes to the Better Roads Victoria Trust Account, the administration of alcohol interlocks, and other road-related and public transport matters.

Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal and Improving Parliamentary Standards Bill 2019

Establishes a remuneration tribunal determine salaries, allowances and budgets for members of Parliament, and determine remuneration bands for executives employed in public services bodies and prescribed public entities.

 

Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)

Integrity and Accountability Legislation Amendment (Public Interest Disclosures, Oversight and Independence) Bill 2018

Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Amendment Bill 2018