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