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 26 October 2021.
Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 12 October 2021.
New Bills released
Amends the Local Government Act 2020 to ensure fees, rates and charges of any kind payable by businesses are not increased or imposed in respect of specified years.
Amends the Planning and Environment Act 1987 to ensure the environment is given a high priority in planning decisions.
Aims to decriminalise sex work, and transition the sex work industry to existing regulatory frameworks.
Establishes the Office of the Special Investigator (OSI) as a new investigative body with responsibility for investigating possible criminal conduct or breaches of discipline from Victoria Police’s use of Ms Nicola Gobbo as a human source, and provides for the oversight of the OSI by the Victorian Inspectorate.
Provides for the establishment of the Victorian Collaborative Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing to deliver mental health services and research, which was recommended by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.
Creates a new Principal Act, the Windfall Gains Tax Act 2021 to establish new windfall gains tax on land value uplifts associated with land rezoning, and makes several technical and consequential amendments to other taxation Acts, and other related Acts.
Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)
Education and Training Reform Amendment (Senior Secondary Pathways Reforms and Other Matters) Bill 2021
Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for royal assent)
- Last Updated: Monday, 18 October 2021 12:27