'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.
Vaccination rates the key to arts sector recovery
Economy | 17 March 2022
Parliamentary Library research paper provides a snapshot of state's arts and entertainment sector during a period of the pandemic.
Coburg hearing on support for older Victorian migrants and refugees
Society | 17 March 2022
A parliamentary inquiry assessing support for older Victorians from migrant and refugee backgrounds has heard directly from people in Melbourne's inner-north.
Ukrainian Flag flown at Victoria’s Parliament in support of democracy
General | 4 March 2022
The Ukrainian Flag is being flown on Parliament House in Melbourne in support of peace, freedom and democracy in Ukraine.
Improving environmental infrastructure in Victoria
Infrastructure | 16 February 2022
A landmark report makes 57 recommendations to improve the provision of environmental infrastructure for growing populations across Victoria.
Government supports recommendations to address COVID-19 impacts on tourism and events sectors
Economy | 10 February 2022
Recommendations from the Legislative Council Economy and Infrastructure Committee to support Victoria's tourism and event sectors have been agreed to by the Government.
Pandemic Committee provides greater oversight
Health & Welfare | 1 February 2022
The newly established Pandemic Declaration Accountability and Oversight Committee held its first public hearing on 31 January 2022.
Victims of crime reveal their pain at public hearings
Justice | 31 January 2022
The inquiry into Victoria's criminal justice system heard from many victims of crime during its public hearing phase.
Aboriginal Change Makers resource launched
General | 5 January 2022
Aboriginal history, culture and identity feature in a landmark education resource published online.