'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.
Budget report seeks greater transparency
Economy | 3 October 2023
Recommendations primarily relate to spending on services and infrastructure.
Deregulation for hemp growers urged
Economy | 27 September 2023
Hemp industry figures have called for cuts to industry regulation during testimony to the Legislative Council Economy and Infrastructure Committee.
Collaboration for better democracy
General | 20 September 2023
Parliamentary partnerships are contributing to important development in our region.
Breaking barriers for diverse voices
General | 14 September 2023
More young people from a variety of backgrounds are advocating for a seat at the decision-making table.
Artists chosen for portraits of groundbreaking women
General | 11 September 2023
Victorian artists Anne Middleton and Jaq Grantford have been selected to paint the portraits of two groundbreaking Victorian women.
Regional forum explores women’s leadership impact
General | 10 September 2023
Breaking down barriers and influencing action in local communities.
Gambling and liquor inquiry consults widely
Health & Welfare | 8 September 2023
Youth roundtables, Geelong site visit and public hearings held as part of review of two Auditor-General’s reports.
Striking a balance in public roles
General | 7 September 2023
In the dynamic political landscape of Victoria, the ethical quandary faced by parliamentarians has become ever more apparent.