Bills this Week

This page lists bills Parliament is working on during a sitting week. You can access all Victorian bills and laws on the legislation website. To learn more about the legislative process, go to how a law is made.

Parliament is not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 13 August 2019.

Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 18 June 2019.

New Bills released

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2019

Removes the requirement for an applicant seeking to alter the sex recorded on their Victorian birth certificate to have undergone sex affirmation surgery and makes other related amendments.

Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2019

Will ban all lightweight, single-use plastic bags in Victoria by November 2019.

Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill 2019

Amends the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 to include biodiversity objectives and principles in the Act and imposes obligations to consider biodiversity in decision-making. 

Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Amendment (Consent) Bill 2019

Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Amendment Bill 2019

Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2019

Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019


Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for royal assent)

Disability (National Disability Insurance Scheme Transition) Amendment Bill 2019

Local Government (South Gippsland Shire Council) Bill 2019

Firefighters' Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2019



Legislation & Bills

In this section you can find links to Victorian Legislation and Bills. To learn more about the legislative process go to how a law is made. 


Bills this Week

Here you can see which bills are being released, debated and passed when parliament is sitting.


Here you will find Bills from the current year and their current status. Explanatory memoranda are also contained here.
Select Parliamentary Documents > Bills

Bills Archive

The archive contains Bills from 1996 onwards. Explanatory memoranda for archived Bills are only available online from 2003 onwards.
Select Parliamentary Documents > Archive

Bill Status List

The Bill Status List details the current status of all Bills considered by the Parliament this year.
Select Parliamentary Documents > Bills Status List


Legislation (Acts and Statutory Rules)

Current Acts — Victorian Law Today

Victorian Law Today contains all Acts and Statutory Rules that are currently in operation in Victoria. These are the updated versions incorporating amendments. You should look here to find the law as it is today.
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All Acts by Year — Victorian Statute Book

Victorian Statute Book contains all Acts passed since 1851. These are the original versions of principal and amending Acts as they were passed and do not contain details of updates. Original versions of Statutory Rules are also found here.
Select Victorian Statute Book

Acts Commencement Information

For details of when Acts came into operation.
Select Legislative Information > Commencement Information Acts