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 Gender Responsive Budgeting - Public HearingThe Public Accounts and Estimates Committee is conducting public hearings in East Melbourne on Tuesday 10 December for its Inquiry into Gender Responsive Budgeting Read more
Inquiry into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Jobseekers - Public HearingThe Economy and Infrastructure Committee is holding public hearings on Wednesday 11 December for their inquiry into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Jobseekers. Read more
Inquiry into Expanding Melbourne's Free Tram Zone - Have your sayThe Legislative Council Economy and Infrastructure Committee has extended the closing date for submissions to 31 January 2020 for for its Inquiry into Expanding Melbourne's Free Tram Zone. 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
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
National awards for parliament's annexe
The Parliament of Victoria Members' Annexe has won three National Architecture Awards for 2019.Read more
Parliamentary association seeks Secretary-General
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, of which Victoria is a member, is recruiting for a Secretary-General.Read more
On This Day
the Opening of the 30th Victorian Parliament was celebrated.