'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.
Pandemic causes dip in Victoria’s population
Society | 25 August 2022
Victoria’s estimated population decline of 44,792 people between 2020 and 2021 was mostly attributable to a dramatic fall in net overseas migration and a surge in net outwards interstate population flows.
Science explored and celebrated
General | 22 August 2022
Two events were held at Parliament House during National Science Week.
Victoria well placed to capitalise on quantum technology
Society | 19 August 2022
Without quantum physics, there would be no internet, computers, or magnetic resonance imaging. A Parliamentary Library research note explores recent developments in quantum technology.
Treaty Authority Bill passes Parliament
Society | 17 August 2022
Legislation to establish a Treaty Authority has passed Parliament.
Pacific partnership moves to next stage
General | 14 August 2022
Future plans discussed for Fiji-Victoria parliamentary twinning program as the partnership continues to progress.
‘Coercive control’ gaining recognition
Justice | 12 August 2022
A Parliamentary Library research paper explores what 'coercive control' is, its prevalence, and the arguments for and against criminalisation.
Unis face questions on skills investment challenge
Economy | 12 August 2022
Multiple high-ranking academics have fronted a parliamentary inquiry examining the university sector's investment in skills.
Sanskrit scriptures gifted to Parliament
General | 11 August 2022
A special gift for the Parliamentary Library during senior Swami's visit to Parliament House.