Parliament of Victoria News alerts
The Deakin Oration 2017
Professor Tony Wong on water sensitive cities and sustainable urban design.
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 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 hearingsNext 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 hearingsOn 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 sayA 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.
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.
New MLC sworn in
Dr Samantha Ratnam was today sworn in as the newest Member of the Legislative Council, representing the Northern Metropolitan Region.Read more
Victorian Parliament makes White Ribbon history
The Victorian Parliament has made White Ribbon history by becoming the first parliament in the world to achieve White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.Read more
Historic appointment for Legislative Assembly
Bridget Noonan has been appointed the new Clerk of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.Read more
Parliament Prize awarded to Victorian students
Six Victorian students have won awards in The Parliament Prize for 2017, presented at Parliament House.Read more
Deakin thinkers work on youth blueprint
The Victorian Parliament has launched into a more youthful future this week with the help of students from Deakin University.Read more
Regional links grow
More than 100 community leaders have participated in a program of briefings at Parliament House, helping to boost regional connections.Read more
Call to action at Deakin Oration
Professor Tony Wong has made a call to action on water and sustainability when delivering the 2017 Deakin Oration at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
Premier of Victoria, Graham Berry, retired from office, having served 75 days.