Parliament's kitchens prepare meals for vulnerable

Kitchens2The 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.

“The Speaker and I have decided that we must put Parliament’s commercial size kitchens to good use in response to the Coronavirus emergency,” Legislative Council President Shaun Leane said.

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Update on parliamentary committee inquiries

LCCR 16 5 2016 CloseUp 1bOur parliamentary committees are continuing work on their inquiries, but public hearings are postponed for the time being in response to COVID-19.

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Statement from the Presiding Officers

Parliament HouseWe wish to advise the community of arrangements at Parliament House following the state of emergency declared in Victoria in response to COVID-19.

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Worst of nature, best of humanity

MPs have joined together to offer condolencesMPs have joined together to offer condolences to all the people affected by the recent bushfires in Victoria and other parts of Australia.

Moving tributes have been made in the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council to those who lost their lives, to those who suffered devastating losses and to those who worked tirelessly to save life and property.

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Submissions workshop

Submissions workshopDo you want to know more about Parliamentary inquiries and how you can take part and influence public policy? In this free workshop you will learn about Parliamentary committee inquiries and gain lots of practical tips for making your submission stand out.

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