'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.
Interns awarded for outstanding research
General | 8 August 2022
After two years of virtual ceremonies, the 2022 graduation for our internship program has returned to Parliament House.
Students have their say in 2022 Parliament Prize
General | 8 August 2022
Students from Williamstown Primary School, Brunswick Secondary College and Genazzano FCJ College have taken out the top prizes in this year’s competition, awarded by the Victorian Parliament to students who have recorded a 90-second response to the question, ‘What would you say to parliament if you were an MP?’
Cost of living crunch for governments
Economy | 5 August 2022
State governments have three main issues to consider when confronting higher prices.
Three private members’ bills begin their journey
Society | 4 August 2022
During this sitting week three new bills were made public in the Legislative Council by non-government members of parliament.
Children of incarcerated parents the invisible victims of crime: Report
Justice | 4 August 2022
New report recommends Victoria create an agency to respond to children and families of people affected by parental incarceration.
Parliament pays tribute to Jane Garrett
General | 3 August 2022
Tributes have been paid to The Honourable Jane Garrett MP, with condolence motions moved in the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council.
Maree Edwards elected Speaker
General | 2 August 2022
The Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards has been elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
Victoria might mandate minimum size for new apartments
Infrastructure | 2 August 2022
Victoria could follow the lead of New South Wales and Western Australia by setting a minimum size for all new apartments built in the state.