'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.
New King proclaimed
General | 12 September 2022
A ceremony has been held at Government House in Melbourne for the Proclamation of His Majesty King Charles III.
In remembrance of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
General | 9 September 2022
Presiding Officers' message on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Microplastics entering the food chain through biosolid fertilisers
Environment | 7 September 2022
The increasing use of biosolids as agricultural fertilisers may be causing microplastic pollution in Victoria, according to a recently published research note from the Victorian Parliamentary Library.
Parliament Prize winners celebrated
General | 6 September 2022
Potential policy makers of the future have been recognised at a Queen’s Hall awards ceremony.
Horticulture’s growth on show
General | 3 September 2022
The importance of the horticulture sector to Victoria was on display at Parliament House.
Work placements at centre of skills investment reform
Economy | 1 September 2022
A parliamentary committee has recommended an overhaul of work-integrated learning such as internships and placements, in a bid to help alleviate skill shortages.
Report on 2022-23 Budget Estimates
Economy | 30 August 2022
The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee has published its fourth and final review of the budget estimates for the 59th parliament.
Diversity of parliament in the spotlight
Society | 29 August 2022
A Parliamentary Library research note analyses the key demographics of Victorian MPs over the past five state elections.