'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.
Refreshing our partnership with Fiji
General | 23 May 2022
Victorian parliamentary staff have worked with colleagues at the Fiji Parliament to help develop a new community engagement strategy for the parliament.
Photo installation explores gatherings
General | 19 May 2022
The landscapes and meeting places of regional Victoria have been brought to Parliament through a major photography festival.
Students' convention returns to Parliament
General | 18 May 2022
Secondary students from 12 schools across Melbourne came together to discuss whether or not Victorian courts should continue to hold judge only trials.
Students have their say as the Parliament Prize returns in 2022
General | 16 May 2022
Victorian students are invited to share what they would say to parliament if they were an MP.
Community toolkit launched
General | 13 April 2022
A new online community toolkit about Parliament has been launched by Legislative Council President Nazih Elasmar.
Justice inquiry makes 100 recommendations for change
Justice | 24 March 2022
The Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee made 100 recommendations, 73 findings, received 170 public submissions and heard from more than 90 witnesses at eight days of public hearings, including Wangaratta.
Latrobe Valley transition powering ahead
Economy | 24 March 2022
Parliamentary Committee visits the Latrobe Valley to hear from unions, experts, community members and employers on economic transition plans
Veteran artists on display at Parliament House
General | 23 March 2022
Twelve Victorian veterans and their family members who are artists took centre stage in Queen’s Hall for the launch of Persona, a photographic portrait series.