Parliamentary activity

Bills and legislation

Parliament is sitting this week. Check this page for updates on bills debated during the week.

New bills

Aboriginal Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2024

Changes the processes for share transfers, amends governance provisions; and modernises terminology in the Aboriginal Lands Act 1970, and amends the Aboriginal Lands Act 1991 to remove the Transfer Restriction and Use Restriction for the Ebenezer Mission Cemetery and Ramahyuck Mission Cemetery.

Justice Legislation Amendment (Integrity, Defamation and Other Matters) Bill 2024

Amends various Acts to support the effective operation of the justice and integrity systems.

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust Amendment Bill 2024

Changes the name of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust to the Victorian Convention and Event Trust, updates and amends functions of the Trust, enables the Minister to determine additional functions for the Trust.

Parliamentary Workplace Standards and Integrity Bill 2024

Establishes the Parliamentary Workplace Standards and Integrity Commission to investigate alleged parliamentary misconduct by members of Parliament and ministers, establishes a Parliamentary Ethics Committee, and establishes the existing Parliamentary Integrity Adviser in legislation.

Payroll Tax Amendment (Protecting Victorians' Access to GPs, Dentists and Other Allied Health Practitioners) Bill 2023

Amends the Payroll Tax Act 2007 to exempt amounts paid by medical centres to registered medical practitioners from payroll tax.

State Sporting Legislation Amendment Bill 2024

Reforms trust membership, leasing powers and acting appointments for trust and board members through amendments to the Kardinia Park Stadium Act 2016, Melbourne and Olympic Parks Act 1985, Melbourne Cricket Ground Act 2009, Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Act 1985, and the State Sport Centres Act 1994, and makes miscellaneous changes to other Acts.