Study visit from India’s newest state

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Parliamentary representatives from India's newest state of Telangana have visited Victoria's Parliament as part of a study visit to Australia.

The delegation included the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary, and the Chairman of the Legislative Council, Swamy Goud.

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News alerts from parliament

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Email news@parliament.vic.gov.au to receive free news alerts from the Parliament of Victoria.

The email alerts are part of the new Parliament of Victoria News service launched for the start of the 58th Parliament.

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10 February start for 2015 sittings

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Tuesday 10 February will be the Victorian Parliament's first sitting day for 2015.

View the 2015 sitting calendar for the rest of the year's sitting dates for both the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council.

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Highlights from Opening of 58th Parliament

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See the pictorial highlights from the opening of the 58th Parliament.

The opening day photos are by Vicki Jones.

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Inaugural speeches begin

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New members of parliament have started to deliver their inaugural speeches during the first sitting day of the 58th Parliament.

Inaugural speeches are usually delivered as part of the Address-in-Reply debate which responds to the Governor's speech opening parliament.

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