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 31 October 2017.

Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 17 October 2017.


New Bills released

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Amendment (Further Reforms) Bill 2017

Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Removes the requirement for people to pay a set medical excess for medical treatments before the TAC is liable to pay for those treatments, and clarifies the operation of workplace injury legislation in relation to the horse racing industry.

Gambling Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Alters procedures associated with the Minister making interim ban orders on gambling products and practices, and changes some governance arrangements for the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment Bill 2017

Provides protections for holders of some titles granted under Commonwealth legislation that have been affected by changes to definitions of boundaries for offshore areas.

Victorian Data Sharing Bill 2017

Establishes the office of the Chief Data Officer in Victoria, to promote sharing and use of public sector data as a public resource to support government policy making, service planning and design.

Firearms Amendment (Advertising) Bill 2017

Amends the Firearms Act 1996 to allow persons other than licensed firearms dealers to advertise that a firearm is for sale.


Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017


Passed the Council with Amendments (will now go to the Assembly for consideration)

Justice Legislation Amendment (Body-worn Cameras and Other Matters) Bill 2017 

Serious Sex Offender (Detention and Supervision) Amendment (Governance) Bill 2017

Ports and Marine Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017


Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for royal assent)

Environment Protection Bill 2017

Health Legislation Amendment (Quality and Safety) Bill 2017

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real-time Prescription Monitoring) Bill 2017

Parks and Crown Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017


Defeated in the Council

Children, Youth and Families Amendment (Youth Offenders) Bill 2016

Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Plastic Bags, Packaging and Microbeads) Bill 2016