Opportunities to support Victoria's bushfire relief efforts

Opportunities to donate to Victorian bushfire appealsThere are numerous organisations working tirelessly across Victoria in response to fires that are causing widespread devastation. The need for additional funds to support this vital work has been expressed by many of these organisations. The following list provides some options that may be useful if considering where to direct a cash donation.

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PBO snapshot of the 2019-20 budget update

wordcloud2 web2The Victorian Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has released its independent budget snapshot for the latest 2019-20 budget update.

The PBO was established to provide policy costings and advice to all members of the Parliament of Victoria.

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Community achievers recognised

CommunityAchievers web1Sixteen Victorians today received Community Achiever Awards at a ceremony held at Parliament House.

Presented by the Victorian Parliament’s Presiding Officers, the awards recognise significant contributions made by supported employees working in social enterprises across Victoria.

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Historic day for First Peoples' Assembly

FPA 20webThe inaugural meeting of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria was held at Parliament House on Tuesday, 10 December 2019.

At the commencement of the meeting, the Treaty Advancement Possum Skin Cloak was brought into the Legislative Council chamber and placed on the central table.

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Nobel Peace Prize at Parliament House

NobelCeremony web1The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been put on display at Parliament House.

Legislative Council President Shaun Leane was joined by other Members of Parliament in welcoming Margie Beavis and Dimity Hawkins from ICAN to the unveiling of the display.

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