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 Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities - Public hearingsOn 23 and 24 October 2019, the Legislative Assembly’s Environment and Planning Committee will be holding public hearings and conducting site inspections in Traralgon and Bairnsdale as part of its inquiry into tackling climate change in Victorian communities. Read more
Inquiry into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Jobseekers - Public hearingsThree days of public hearings will be held in regional Victoria next week for the inquiry into sustainable employment for disadvantaged jobseekers. The Economy and Infrastructure Committee will be hearing from a diverse range of organisations in Bendigo, Ballarat & Geelong. Read more
Inquiry into the Conduct of the 2018 Victorian State Election - Public hearingsOn Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October, the Electoral Matters Committee will hold public hearings for its inquiry into the conduct of the 2018 Victorian state election. Political parties, trade unions and individual voters will be among those presenting. 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
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
Celebrating Parliament Prize winners
Winners of the Parliament Prize 2019 were recognised in a ceremony at Parliament House on Thursday, supported by their parents, friends, teachers and school principals.Read more
Ground-breaking women honoured with portraits
The Victorian Parliament’s Presiding Officers have commissioned portraits of two ground-breaking women for Parliament’s historic portraits collection.Read more
Former Chief Justice presents Deakin Oration
Victoria’s first woman Chief Justice, Professor the Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC has presented the 2019 Deakin Oration at Parliament House.Read more
Bail system examined in new research paper
The Parliamentary Library has released a new research paper providing some insights into Victoria’s bail and remand systems.Read more
Extrasensory science for everyone
Parliament House was transformed into a community science lab last Saturday for Extrasensory to celebrate National Science Week.Read more
Swapping legislation for lab coats
On Saturday 10 August, Victoria’s major National Science Week event will be held at Parliament House.Read more
On This Day
Royal Commission on tramway fares revision was established.