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Bills this Week

This page lists bills Parliament is working on during a sitting week. You can access all Victorian bills and laws on the legislation website. To learn more about the legislative process, go to how a law is made.

Parliament is not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 8 February 2022. 

Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 29 December.

 

New bills released

Health Legislation Amendment (Quality and Safety ) Bill 2021

Establishes a Chief Quality and Safety Officer, provides for quality and safety reviews of health services entities, creates a new statutory duty of candour for health service entities, and extends protections for apologies offered by health service entities for harm suffered by patients.

Livestock Management Amendment (Animal Activism) Bill 2021

Provides for biosecurity management plans, creates an offence relating to contravening prescribed biosecurity measures and makes other related amendments.

Regulatory Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2021

Enables regulators to provide fee relief during emergencies, embeds temporary regulatory changes that were made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, implements the Government’s response to recommendations of the Electoral Matters Committee into the conduct of the 2018 state election, supports technology neutral legislation and makes a range of other amendments.

Workplace Safety Legislation and Other Matters Amendment Bill 2021

Makes a range of amendments to workplace safety legislation, including changes to compensation arrangements for workers with silicosis and similar occupational diseases, prohibition notices, notifiable incidents, entitlements for the families of deceased workers, and other technical and procedural matters.

 

Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)

Domestic Animals Amendment (Reuniting Pets and Other Matters) Bill 2021

Major Events Legislation Amendment (Unauthorised Ticket Packages and Other Matters) Bill 2021

Service Victoria Amendment Bill 2021

 

Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for royal assent)

Casino and Gambling Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

Circular Economy (Waste Reduction and Recycling) Bill 2021

Equal Opportunity (Religious Exceptions) Amendment Bill 2021

Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill 2021

 

Legislation & Bills

In this section you can find links to Victorian Legislation and Bills. To learn more about the legislative process go to how a law is made

Bills

Bills this Week

See which Bills are being released, debated and passed when Parliament is sitting.

Bills in Parliament

Bills currently being considered by Parliament

All Bills

Contains Bills from 1996 onwards. 

Bill Status List

Details the current status of all Bills considered by the Parliament this year.
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Guides for departments

Includes a guide for government department and agency staff on delivering second reading speeches to Parliament.

Legislation (Acts and Statutory Rules)

In force

Current and superseded versions of Acts and statutory rules incorporating any amendments that have been made. You should look here to find the law as it is today.

As made

Acts and statutory rules as originally enacted or made (not incorporating later amendments). Contains all Acts passed since 1851. These are the original versions of principal and amending Acts as they were passed and do not contain details of updates. 

Commencement Information

For details of when Acts and statutory rules came into operation.