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Inquiry into Community Pharmacy - Report and Video

Report On 14 October 2014 the Legal and Social Issues Legislation Committee tabled its report on... Read more

Inquiry into the 2014-15 Budget Estimates - Report

The Government response to the Report on the 2014-15 Budget Estimates - Part One was... Read more

Inquiry into the Social Inclusion of Victorians with a Disability - Report and Response

Report Final Report tabled on Wednesday 17 September 2014. The Committee tabled its report in Parliament... Read more

School Tours & Booked Tours

The Parliament of Victoria offers a range of activities for students at primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education levels. These activities include tours, role plays and metropolitan school visits.

Large groups or organisations of six or more people are also encouraged to book one of our tours. To check the availability of for each type of tour please click here.

Latest News & Events

Parliament of Victoria News service launched

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For the commencement of the 58th Parliament, the Parliament of Victoria News service has been launched.

The news service will help inform the community and the...

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58th Parliament to open on 23 December

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Victoria's 58th Parliament will be opened on Tuesday, 23 December 2014.

The opening day schedule will include a series of ceremonies.

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Christmas collection to help the homeless

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Victorian parliamentary catering staff have organised a collection basket at Parliament House to help bring some Christmas cheer to people in need.

Blankets, clothing and other essentials are...

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Alumni formed to celebrate 25 years of internships

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More than 1000 students have participated in the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program since it commenced in 1990. To celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2015, an...

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On This Day

Wednesday, 19 December, 1855

A bill was passed through Victorian Parliament on voting procedures, with the notion of the 'secret ballot' introduced. 'An Act to Provide for the Election of Members to Serve in the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly of Victoria' was passed and three months later gains Royal Assent. The 'secret ballot' was introduced throughout the democratic world and for a while was known as the "Victorian ballot".