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 30 April 2020. Read more
Inquiry into the 2020-21 Budget Estimates - ScheduleThe 2020-21 Budget Estimates inquiry will be deferred in accordance with the scheduling of the State Budget. 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
Parliament's kitchens prepare meals for vulnerable
The Victorian Parliament’s Presiding Officers have today announced that the kitchens at Parliament House will be used to help prepare meals for vulnerable community members.Read more
Update on parliamentary committee inquiries
Our parliamentary committees are continuing work on their inquiries, but public hearings are postponed for the time being in response to COVID-19.Read more
Statement from the Presiding Officers
We wish to advise the community of arrangements at Parliament House following the state of emergency declared in Victoria in response to COVID-19.Read more
Worst of nature, best of humanity
MPs have joined together to offer condolences to all the people affected by the recent bushfires in Victoria and other parts of Australia.Read more
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
On This Day
The Executive Council in Sydney voted for the separation of Port Phillip District from New South Wales.