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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44 parliamentary interns graduate

Intern web1Graduation day has been held at Parliament House for the 2019 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program.

This year’s program saw 44 parliamentary interns from five universities complete research reports in consultation with Members of Parliament.

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State of the Future report presented

SOTF web1The headline issues concerning young Victorians have been outlined in the State of the Future report presented to MPs at Parliament House.

Mental health, transport, cost of living, safety and social profiling were the key issues identified by a group of young Victorians who led a six-month consultation process with other youth in metropolitan and regional areas.

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Auslan Parliament Bulletin launched

Auslannews webA parliament news bulletin in Auslan has been launched to help make information about the Victorian Parliament more accessible.

The Auslan Parliament Bulletin is part of a project to develop parliamentary resources in Auslan for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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