Laws for dangerous dogs under review

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A Victorian parliamentary inquiry is seeking community views on the adequacy of the current laws relating to dangerous and restricted breed dogs in Victoria.

The Victorian Parliament’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee is considering whether the current laws encourage responsible dog ownership and protect both the community and the environment.

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Inquiry into 2014 Victorian state election

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The Victorian Parliament’s Electoral Matters Committee is conducting an inquiry into the 2014 Victorian state election.

As part of its investigations the Committee is seeking evidence from a wide range of stakeholders in Australia’s electoral community, including every political party and independent candidate that contested the 2014 Victorian state election. The Committee will be holding public hearings at Parliament House in August 2015.

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Views sought on choices for end of life

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A Victorian parliamentary inquiry is seeking community views on the need for laws to allow people broader scope in their end of life choices.

Chair of the Victorian Parliament’s Legal and Social Issues Committee, Edward O’Donohue, said the inquiry is an opportunity for all Victorians to have their say on an issue that affects everyone.

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Opportunities with India explored

Indian delegation

A parliamentary delegation from India has visited Victoria to explore opportunities for deeper ties.

Led by Minister of State Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the delegation was welcomed to Melbourne by Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Telmo Languiller and President of the Legislative Council Bruce Atkinson.

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Parliament honours National Sorry Day

 Aboriginal flag at Parliament

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags have been flown on top of Victoria’s Parliament House as a sign of respect for National Sorry Day.

The flags will be flown at parliament throughout National Reconciliation Week.

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