'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.
Lifeline of hope for Victorian communities
Health & Welfare | 21 February 2024
The lifesaving work of volunteers in mental health call centres across the state has been recognised at Parliament House.
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.
Parliament welcomes Shrine volunteers
General | 13 July 2023
A group of volunteers from the Shrine of Remembrance has been given a tour of Parliament House and morning tea in honour of their contribution to one of Victoria’s most significant institutions.
Inquiry assesses Victoria’s state education system
Society | 13 July 2023
Parliamentary probe underway into learning at government schools from prep to year 12.
MPs share insights at community workshop
General | 11 July 2023
Representatives of culturally and linguistically diverse communities have participated in a workshop aimed at enhancing their understanding of parliament.
Celebrations as Youth Parliament passes 18 bills
General | 30 June 2023
Enthusiastic finale for this year's youth parliamentarians.
Youth parliamentarians lead with purpose
General | 26 June 2023
More than three decades after Victoria’s first Youth Parliament, young people from across Victoria are once again showing the best of their leadership skills at Parliament House.
Exhibition highlights decades of help for Victorians in need
General | 21 June 2023
For more than 90 years the Brotherhood of St Laurence has been helping people who’ve fallen on hard times.
Library paper gives comprehensive review of 2022 election
General | 13 June 2023
A new paper from the Parliamentary Library comprehensively summarises the 2022 election and its outcomes, while providing background and context through an overview of the key events and issues that shaped the 59th Parliament.
Seeking solutions on rental and housing affordability
Economy | 9 June 2023
The Legal and Social Issues Committee is inquiring into rental and housing affordability in Victoria, with a view to identifying the factors contributing to the low availability and high costs of rental properties.