Parliament gets ready for opening


It's the final countdown to the opening of Victoria's 58th Parliament on Tuesday 23 December 2014.

Watch our news video about the preparations at Parliament House.

Opening day will commence at 9:30am with a Welcome to Country ceremony followed by the swearing in of members at 10:00am and the election of the Parliament's Presiding Officers (the Speaker in the Legislative Assembly and the President in the Legislative Council).

The Governor of Victoria will formally open the 58th Parliament at 12 noon, delivering his speech in the Legislative Council chamber.

Then it will be straight down to business with Question Time in both Houses at 2:00pm. 

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