Historic agreement with Fiji Parliament

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An historic agreement has been signed between the Fiji and Victorian Parliaments during a visit to Melbourne by a parliamentary delegation from Fiji.

The Parliamentary Partnership Agreement was signed by the Presiding Officers of the Victorian Parliament, Bruce Atkinson and Telmo Languiller, and the Speaker of the Fiji Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, who led the delegation’s visit to Australia.

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Salute for 48 years of service

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Electrician Yiannis Tremoulas has received a special parliamentary tribute for 48 years of service at Victoria’s Parliament House.

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Telmo Languiller and President of the Legislative Council Bruce Atkinson recognised the work and achievements of Mr Tremoulas during sittings of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council attended by the retiring Department of Parliamentary Services employee.

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Roadshow takes parliament to students

Education programs

The Victorian Parliament goes on the road from March, taking its education programs to students and teachers in regional Victoria.

Six regional centres will be visited in 2015:

  • Hamilton on 4 and 5 March
  • Swan Hill on 25 and 26 March
  • Bendigo on 29 and 30 April
  • Colac on 26 and 27 August
  • Mildura in September
  • Wodonga in October

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First submissions for Fiskville inquiry

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The first submissions have been received for the parliamentary inquiry into the CFA training college at Fiskville.

The submissions are being considered by the Victorian Parliament’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee and are available on the committee’s website at: www.parliament.vic.gov.au/enrc/article/2407

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Warm welcome for Sri Lanka cricket team

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Sri Lanka's World Cup cricket team has visited the Victorian Parliament, receiving an enthusiastic welcome from MPs and community members.

Speaker Telmo Languiller officially greeted the team when they attended a sitting of the Legislative Assembly.

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