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 the Increase in Victoria’s Road Toll - Have your sayThe Legislative Council Economy and Infrastructure Committee is accepting submissions to its Inquiry into the increase in Victoria's road toll. Submissions close on 31 January 2020. Read more
Inquiry into Auditor-General’s report No. 253: Managing School Infrastructure (2017) - Have your sayThe Public Accounts and Estimates Committee is investigating the responses made to an Auditor-General’s report on managing school infrastructure. Submissions close on 17 January 2020. Read more
Inquiry into Responses to Historical Forced Adoptions in Victoria - Have your sayThe Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee is accepting submissions to it's Inquiry into responses to historical forced adoptions in Victoria. Submissions close on 3 February 2020. 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
PBO snapshot of the 2019-20 budget update
The Victorian Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has released its independent budget snapshot for the latest 2019-20 budget update.Read more
Community achievers recognised
Sixteen Victorians today received Community Achiever Awards at a ceremony held at Parliament House.Read more
Historic day for First Peoples' Assembly
The inaugural meeting of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria was held at Parliament House on Tuesday, 10 December 2019.Read more
Nobel Peace Prize at Parliament House
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been put on display at Parliament House.Read more
44 parliamentary interns graduate
Graduation day has been held at Parliament House for the 2019 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.Read more
State of the Future report presented
The headline issues concerning young Victorians have been outlined in the State of the Future report presented to MPs at Parliament House.Read more
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
On This Day
Newly elected farmer and country Federal and State MPs met at Parliament House in Melbourne to form the Australian Country Party.