Legal and Social Issues

The Legal and Social Issues Committee is a standing committee appointed by the Legislative Council. In the 59th Parliament, members were appointed on 21 March 2019.

Public hearings

The Committee is holding public hearings in Melbourne for the following inquiries:

Report Tabled

The report for the Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria was tabled on 4 March 2021 - see the Report page to download a copy


The work of Committees at the Parliament of Victoria continues to take place, with staff working remotely in response to COVID-19 measures.

To help limit the spread of COVID-19 Committee hearings that would normally be open to the public are accessible via the Parliament website. 

Some activities relating to Committee inquiries, such as public hearings, may be suspended or delayed in response to COVID-19. Report tabling deadlines may also change.

Please check this website for updates or contact


Latest Inquiries
Inquiry into the Use of Cannabis in Victoria
Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria
Inquiry into Management of Child Sex Offender Information
Inquiry into Victoria’s Criminal Justice System