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 will be set by the Speaker and the President.
Below are bills parliament considered during the sitting week of 16 March:
New Bills released
Inserts the existing legislated bans on fracking and coal seam gas into Victoria’s Constitution.
Implements recommendations of the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s Review of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997, transfers functions of the Forensic Leave Panel to the Mental Health Tribunal and makes changes to custodial supervision orders.
Establishes a pilot Drug Court in the County Court of Victoria and makes a range of other changes to justice legislation.
Dismisses the Whittlesea City Council and provides for the appointment of an administrator until a general election in October 2024.
Ends the moratorium on onshore conventional gas on 1 July 2021, enabling onshore conventional gas exploration and production from that date.
Creates new wage theft and record keeping offences and establishes a new statutory body, Wage Inspectorate Victoria, to investigate and enforce the offences.
Passed the Assembly (will now go to the Council)
Passed Parliament (will now go to the Governor for royal assent)
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 01 April 2020 16:51