'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.
Democracy’s way forward discussed at Melbourne conference
General | 7 July 2022
Parliamentary representatives from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific have gathered in Melbourne to discuss ways in which parliaments can help to strengthen and revitalise democracy.
In remembrance of The Honourable Jane Garrett MP
General | 4 July 2022
We are deeply saddened that the Honourable Jane Garrett MP has passed away and offer our heartfelt condolences to her family.
Learning from New Zealand programs for children of incarcerated parents
Justice | 4 July 2022
Children who’ve committed no crime are still forced to serve a sentence. That’s the message from New Zealand charity group Pillars, who work to support families of incarcerated people in New Zealand.
Youth Parliament passes 18 bills for change
General | 1 July 2022
Those in the chambers and public galleries witnessed passionate, high quality, and at times intense argument on matters close to the participants’ hearts.
Auslan bulletin makes parliamentary information more accessible
General | 30 June 2022
A regular video news bulletin about the Victorian Parliament is being produced in Auslan.
Youth return to halls of Victorian Parliament
General | 27 June 2022
On the 2022 reform agenda are a raft of bills on topics of education, employment, health, justice, transport, sustainability, inequality, cultural diversity and LGBTIQ+ representation.
Committee inquiry reviews Government’s pandemic orders
Health & Welfare | 24 June 2022
The Pandemic Declaration Accountability and Oversight Committee has consulted various stakeholders at public hearings held throughout 2022.
First Peoples’ Assembly members address Parliament
Society | 22 June 2022
The Co-Chairs of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria have made an historic address to the Legislative Assembly.