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.
Heritage assets and contemporary design sit side by side in the latest instalment of a Melbourne landmark’s evolution, writes Ray Edgar in our latest feature story.
Today In Parliament
Inquiry into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Jobseekers - Public hearingsOn Wednesday 20 November, the Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee is holding a public hearing in Shepparton from 9.30 am to 1.25 pm as part of its Inquiry into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Jobseekers Read more
Inquiry into Responses to Historical Forced Adoptions in Victoria - Have your sayThe Legal and Social Issues Committee has launched its inquiry into responses to historical forced adoptions in Victoria. The terms of reference for the inquiry and details on how to make a submission are available from the Committee’s website. Read more
Inquiry into the Conduct of the 2018 Victorian State Election - Public hearingsOn Monday 25 November, the Electoral Matters Committee is holding a public hearing in East Melbourne from 11.20 am to 11.55 am.The Committee is looking into the conduct of the 2018 Victorian State Election. 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.
Restoration and renewal projects
Find out more about our projects to restore and renew Parliament House
Latest News & Events
Auslan Parliament Bulletin launched
A parliament news bulletin in Auslan has been launched to help make information about the Victorian Parliament more accessible.Read more
National awards for parliament's annexe
The Parliament of Victoria Members' Annexe has won three National Architecture Awards for 2019.Read more
Parliamentary association seeks Secretary-General
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, of which Victoria is a member, is recruiting for a Secretary-General.Read more
Gardening Australia showcases Parliament gardens
The Parliament House gardens have featured in the latest episode of the ABC’s popular television program Gardening Australia.Read more
Parliamentary Fellow explores social procurement
The benefits of social procurement will be investigated by Maria Mupanemunda, the 2019 Victorian Parliamentary Library Fellow.Read more
Facebook Live community forum
In a first for Victoria's Parliament, the Legislative Council’s Legal and Social Issues Committee has conducted a community forum live on Facebook.Read more
WE Lead forum inspires young leaders
More than 50 young women from culturally diverse backgrounds have participated in a two day leadership forum at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
Royal Commission appointed to inquire into and report upon the railway and tramway systems of Melbourne and suburbs.