'Seeing women' the key to improving health outcomes
Health & Welfare | 22 February 2024
Preventing ill health in Victorian women not only leads to a healthier society but also means less demand on the state’s secondary and tertiary prevention services, according to the Women's Health Services Network.
Lifeline of hope for Victorian communities
Health & Welfare | 21 February 2024
The lifesaving work of volunteers in mental health call centres across the state has been recognised at Parliament House.
Recap of first sittings for 2024
General | 11 February
The first parliamentary sitting week for 2024 included debates on various pieces of legislation and a very significant event, reports Legislative Council President Shaun Leane in his Week in Review.
We are deeply sorry
General | 8 February
Premier Jacinta Allan led a parliamentary apology to Victorians who experienced historical abuse and neglect as children in institutional care.
Petitions allow citizens to set the agenda
General | 15 May 2023
The Victorian Parliament is no stranger to the petition, the most famous of which is arguably still the ‘monster petition’ of 1891.
A fresh take on our heritage
General | 14 May 2023
Iconic features of Parliament House explored during heritage festival.
Young Victorians call for seat at the table
General | 13 May 2023
Youth forum presents hopeful message to parliament.
Committee considers future of native bird hunting in Victoria
Environment | 9 May 2023
What’s next for key inquiry after it received thousands of public submissions.
Parliament in purple for King’s Coronation
General | 8 May 2023
To honour the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort, Parliament House was lit up in purple on 6 and 7 May.
Committee canvasses options for stamp duty reform
Economy | 8 May 2023
Land transfer duty in Victoria represents an inefficient tax, but one that will be an enormous challenge to reform, a Legislative Council Committee has heard.
Flood inquiry holds submission workshops
Environment | 4 May 2023
Impacted Victorians are being offered guidance on how to best share their experience with the committee investigating the October 2022 flood event.
Remembering the victims of domestic and family violence
General | 3 May 2023
Parliament House was lit up in purple on National Domestic Violence Remembrance Day.
Library gives a snapshot of our changing state
General | 28 April 2023
The Briefing e-book is aimed at providing MPs and parliamentary staff with a comprehensive reference guide to help inform future debates and provides an in-depth overview of key issues that arose during the life of the 59th Parliament.