Traffic cameras save lives, despite public scepticism
Society | 8 January 2024
Victorians remain sceptical about the true purpose of road safety cameras according to evidence presented to a parliamentary inquiry by the Road Safety Camera Commissioner.
Three private members’ bills begin their journey
Society | 4 August 2022
During this sitting week three new bills were made public in the Legislative Council by non-government members of parliament.
Report urges more support, closer to home for Victoria’s migrant and refugee seniors
Society | 2 August 2022
Care finders or community connectors could be employed across the state to help culturally diverse seniors find and access support close to where they live.
Array of questions during committee forum
Society | 14 July 2022
Members of the Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee have responded to a range of community questions during an online forum about their work.
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.
Victoria leads nation on autism awareness, but still has way to go
Society | 20 June 2022
In the first of its kind, a week-long event is taking place in Queen's Hall at Parliament House to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder in Victoria.
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.
Report recommends better access to TAFE for learners with disability
Society | 1 September 2021
In a landmark report, the Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee has made a series of recommendations aimed at improving access to TAFE for learners with disability.