Elasmar elected Legislative Council President

Elasmar Still2aNazih Elasmar has today been elected President of the Legislative Council.

Mr Elasmar has been a Member of the Legislative Council for the Northern Metropolitan Region since 2006.

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Parliament meals initiative keeps delivering

Meals June 2020 Web1In a huge milestone, the number of meals prepared in our kitchens for vulnerable community members during COVID-19 has surpassed 175,000.

“This has been an important investment by our Parliament in the health and well-being of people in need over several months,” Legislative Council President Shaun Leane said.

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Milestone for meals initiative during COVID-19

Kitchens Apr FB2 2More than 100,000 meals have been prepared in the Parliament’s kitchens for vulnerable community members during COVID-19.

“We want to acknowledge this significant milestone and thank the wonderful community-minded organisations that are working with us on this initiative,” Legislative Council President Shaun Leane said.

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Speaker launches 'Ask an MP'

AskMP2A new online education experience connecting MPs with students has been trialled by Speaker Colin Brooks.

‘Ask an MP’ provides the opportunity for students to speak with their local MP online at a time when school excursions and visits are on hold during COVID-19.

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Thank you to Victoria's frontline workers

Sign news1A special message of thanks to all of Victoria’s frontline workers during COVID-19 has been installed at Parliament House.

On behalf of the Parliament, Legislative Assembly Speaker Colin Brooks and Legislative Council President Shaun Leane expressed their appreciation for everything that frontline workers have done during the emergency.

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