Parliament of Victoria News alerts
Youth engagement with democracy
Dr Aaron Martin from The University of Melbourne speaks about the importance of youth participation in elections and other democratic processes.
Behind the Pillars
Ten things you may not know about Victoria's Parliament House.
Today In Parliament
Today is a sitting day
Today in the Legislative Assembly
The sitting starts at 12.00 noon
Question time - 12.00 noon
Inquiry into Penalty Rates and Fair Pay - Have your sayThe Penalty Rates and Fair Pay Select Committee is investigating the economic and social impact and cost of the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to cut penalty rates to categories of Victorian workers. The Committee is also examining possible... Read more
Inquiry into Career Advice Activities in Victorian Schools - Public hearingsCareer service providers, academics and school principals will provide evidence at the first public hearing for the inquiry into career advice activities in Victorian schools on Monday 19 February. The public hearing will be held from 10:25 am to... Read more
Inquiry into the Public Housing Renewal Program - Public hearingsOn Thursday 15 February, the Legal and Social Issues Committee will hold the final public hearing for its inquiry into the Victorian Government’s Public Housing Renewal Program. The public hearing will commence at 10:00 am in the Federation Room at Parliament 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
There are no tours today as today is a sitting day.
Watch live coverage of parliamentary proceedings.
Medal for dedicated service
Previous Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Ray Purdey has been awarded a Public Service Medal in the 2018 Australia Day Honours.Read more
2017 parliamentary interns graduate
Students from five universities have graduated from our parliamentary internship program this year.Read more
New MP sworn in
Lidia Thorpe was today sworn in as the Member for Northcote in the Legislative Assembly.Read more
Cutting edge education showcased
New and cutting edge approaches to parliamentary education have been considered at a conference held at Parliament House in Melbourne.Read more
Youth talent celebrated
Thousands of young Victorians enjoyed an evening of music and celebration on Friday 17 November, the opening night of Melbourne Music Week 2017.Read more
Appreciation for multicultural media
Multicultural media representatives have been thanked for their contribution to Victoria’s vibrant community.Read more
2018 sitting dates
The Victorian Parliament’s 2018 sitting dates are now available, with Tuesday 6 February to be the first sitting day next year.Read more
On This Day
The Hon. Sir Raymond William Garrett became Victoria's 12th President of the Legislative Council.