Designing the Parliament
The new Annexe for Victoria's Parliament House was officially opened on 8 August 2018. Architect Peter Elliott shares his insights into the building that he designed with his team at Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design.
Some things we take for granted are the result of a process more Victorians should know about. View our feature.
Today In Parliament
Inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria - Report tabledThe IBAC Committee has recommended significant improvements to the police complaints and oversight system in a major report tabled in Parliament. With responsibility for overseeing the work of the Independent Broad-based Anti corruption Commission, the Committee has made 69 recommendations to... Read more
Inquiry into Career Advice Activities in Victorian Schools - Report tabledCareer development in Victorian schools is not meeting the needs of students according to the Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee, which tabled its report on career advice activities in Victorian schools. The Committee found there was a large degree... Read more
Inquiry into methodologies and outcomes from Victorian Ombudsman reports tabled in the Parliament - Report tabledA report tabled in Parliament by the Accountability & Oversight Committee has sought to support the work of the Ombudsman, by recommending greater accountability by government departments, agencies and local councils when implementing the Ombudsman's recommendations. 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.
Parliament House in the 21st Century
Watch as the new addition to Parliament House takes shape
Find out more about our projects to restore and renew Parliament House
Latest News & Events
2018 Victorian State Election key dates
Parliament Prize awards presented
The winners of the 2018 Parliament Prize competition have received their awards at Parliament House.Read more
University debaters in Democracy Day challenge
International Day of Democracy was celebrated at Parliament House with a community day and debating competition.Read more
Democracy Day Forum at Parliament House
Multicultural community leaders were welcomed to Parliament House for a forum to coincide with International Day of Democracy.Read more
Global warning at Deakin Oration
The catastrophic consequences for the world from any use of nuclear weapons were spelled out in detail at the 2018 Deakin Oration held at Parliament House.Read more
Governor opens new Annexe
The evolution of Parliament House continued today with the official opening of our new Annexe by the Governor of Victoria, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC.Read more
Aspiring MPs in lively debates
Youth from across Victoria have demonstrated their passion for politics at the 32nd Youth Parliament of Victoria held this week at Parliament House.Read more
Rare book launched in digital version
One of the jewels in the Victorian Parliament’s rare book collection is now more accessible to the community following the launch of Victoria the Golden as an eBook.Read more
On This Day
Premier Steve Bracks signed the Memorandum of Understanding and delivered this to the Governor, Sir James Gobbo, after three Independent lower house MPs, Russell Savage (Mildura) and Susan Davies (West Gippsland) and Craig Ingram (Gippsland East), agree to support a Labor Government in Victoria.