Cross-pollination in the gardens

NickRush TNGovernment House horticulturist Nick Rush has been working on secondment with our Parliament House gardens team for a fortnight.

He says the special demands of both gardens are similar.

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Interns return to Parliament for 31st year

Intern TNUniversity students have returned to Parliament for the first time since a pandemic forced them to complete their internships at home in 2020.

Twenty-six interns, 13 each from the University of Melbourne and Monash University, attended a day-long induction where they were provided with background and practical information on political structures and processes, public policy research and reporting.

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Special sitting on mental health report

Specialsitting TNA special sitting was held on 2 March to present the final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System.

Held in the Royal Exhibition Building, the special sitting was addressed by the Chair of the Royal Commission Penny Armytage AM, Professor Patrick McGorry AO, Amelia Morris and Alistair Gabb.

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PHOTO 2021 at Parliament

Photo TNThe work of our first ever photographer in residence, Eliza Hutchison, features on Parliament Steps from 18 February-7 March.

It’s one of 94 exhibitions and artist projects around Melbourne and regional Victoria for PHOTO 2021, a new international festival of photography.

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