New MLC sworn in

Dr Samantha RatnamDr Samantha Ratnam was today sworn in as the newest Member of the Legislative Council, representing the Northern Metropolitan Region.

She was appointed by a joint sitting of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly held yesterday, following the resignation of Greg Barber.

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Victorian Parliament makes White Ribbon history

White Ribbon WorkplaceThe Victorian Parliament has made White Ribbon history by becoming the first parliament in the world to achieve White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.

White Ribbon Australia has today officially recognised the Victorian Parliament as a pioneer in contributing to national cultural change to prevent and respond to violence against women.

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Pop-Up Parliament

Pop-up Parliament Find out how parliament works in practice at our community forum in Colac and Wodonga on 9 and 20 November.

 

 

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Historic appointment for Legislative Assembly

Incoming Clerk of the Legislative Assembly Bridget NoonanBridget Noonan has been appointed the new Clerk of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.

She becomes the 16th Clerk and the first woman to serve in the role in the Victorian Parliament’s 161-year history.

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Parliament Prize awarded to Victorian students

Parliament Prize 2017Six Victorian students have won awards in The Parliament Prize for 2017, presented at Parliament House. 

The winners were announced by Legislative Council President Bruce Atkinson and Legislative Assembly Speaker Colin Brooks, who presented the awards at a ceremony held at Parliament House attended by the students, their families, teachers and a number of MPs.

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