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 - Have your sayThe Legislative Assembly’s Environment and Planning Committee wants to hear from community members and organisations on actions they are taking to mitigate the severity of climate change. Read more
Inquiry into Early Childhood Engagement of CALD Communities - Have your saySubmissions are welcome until 11 October 2019 for the Legislative Assembly's Legal and Social Issues Committee's inquiry into early childhood development in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Read more
Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria - Have your sayThe Legislative Council’s Legal and Social Issues Committee is inviting community members to share their views and ideas on addressing homelessness in Victoria. 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
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
There was a big turnout of people at Parliament House over the weekend for Open House Melbourne.Read more
2019 Parliament Prize winners announced
After a record number of entries, the winners of the 2019 Parliament Prize competition for Victorian school students have been announced.Read more
Architecture awards for Parliament's Annexe
The Parliament of Victoria Members’ Annexe designed by Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design has won five of the 2019 Victorian Architecture Awards.Read more
Address-in-Reply presented to Governor
The Address-in-Reply has been presented to the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC at a ceremony held on Monday 24 June 2019 at Government House.Read more
On This Day
Premier Steve Bracks introduced the Constitution (Recognition of Aboriginal People) Bill to amend the Constitution Act and grant formal recognition to Victoria's Aboriginal people and their contribution to the state of Victoria.