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The Deakin Oration 2017
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Today In Parliament

Today is a sitting day

Today in the Legislative Assembly

The next sitting day is Tuesday 31 October 2017 starting at 12 noon.

Today in the Legislative Council

The Council starts sitting at 9.30 a.m. today and Government Business takes precedence.

Business likely to be debated:

  • Ports and Marine Legislation Amendment Bill 2017.
  • Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017.
  • Firefighters' Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) BIll 2017.


Please note, the above is a guide only and is subject to change.


Inquiry into Perinatal Services - Public hearings

Next week the Family and Community Development Committee will hold public hearings and community forums in Bendigo and Wangaratta for its inquiry into perinatal services.  They are part of a series of hearings and community forums the Committee is... Read more

Inquiry into Civics and Electoral Participation in Victorian State Parliamentary Elections - Public hearings

On Tuesday 24 October, the Electoral Matters Committee will hold a public hearing for its inquiry into civics and electoral participation in Victorian state parliamentary elections.  The public hearing will be from 10:00 am to 2:05 pm at 55... Read more

Inquiry into Career Advice Activities in Victorian Schools - Have your say

A new parliamentary inquiry exploring ways to improve career advice for school students is inviting input from the community. Public submissions to the Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee’s inquiry into career advice activities in Victoria are open until... Read more

School and 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 6 or more people are also encouraged to book one of our tours. To check the availability for each type of tour please click here.

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Latest News & Events


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New MLC sworn in

Dr Samantha RatnamDr Samantha Ratnam was today sworn in as the newest Member of the Legislative Council, representing the Northern Metropolitan Region.

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Victorian Parliament makes White Ribbon history

White Ribbon WorkplaceThe Victorian Parliament has made White Ribbon history by becoming the first parliament in the world to achieve White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.

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Historic appointment for Legislative Assembly

Incoming Clerk of the Legislative Assembly Bridget NoonanBridget Noonan has been appointed the new Clerk of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.

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Parliament Prize awarded to Victorian students

Parliament Prize 2017Six Victorian students have won awards in The Parliament Prize for 2017, presented at Parliament House. 

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Deakin thinkers work on youth blueprint

Victorian Parliament and Deakin University sign new partnership agreementThe Victorian Parliament has launched into a more youthful future this week with the help of students from Deakin University.

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Regional links grow

Parcipants in the VRCLP programMore than 100 community leaders have participated in a program of briefings at Parliament House, helping to boost regional connections.

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Call to action at Deakin Oration

Professor Tony WongProfessor Tony Wong has made a call to action on water and sustainability when delivering the 2017 Deakin Oration at Parliament House.

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On This Day

Wednesday, 20 October, 1875

Premier of Victoria, Graham Berry, retired from office, having served 75 days.