'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.
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.
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.
Parliament House opens to educators
General | 24 April 2023
Over 100 teachers visited Parliament House last week to take part in Teacher Open House, a new initiative of the Victorian Parliament that aims to strengthen connections with teachers and support civics and legal studies in the classroom.
Every Victorian election is more demanding than the last: Commissioner
General | 18 April 2023
Victoria’s 2022 election had more of everything; more voters, more candidates, more parties and more early electors than ever before.
Subcontractors’ nonpayment under investigation
Economy | 3 April 2023
Inquiry looks at whether laws should be changed to better protect subcontractors from nonpayment.
Have your say on the big issues facing Victoria
General | 31 March 2023
Community contributions to many of the big policy issues facing the state need not begin and end once every four years at the ballot box.
New momentum for Pacific partnership
General | 30 March 2023
Nauru delegation visit to Victorian Parliament heralds next stage of parliamentary twinning program.
Inflation-busting recipe book launched
General | 22 March 2023
The Victorian Parliament has played host to the launch of a new cookbook from the Salvation Army that aims to help those struggling to make ends meet to put nutritious and budget-friendly meals on the table.
Inquiry probes 2022 Victoria floods
Environment | 16 March 2023
Legislative Council committee scrutinises state’s response and readiness.