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Aboriginal elders address Legislative Assembly.
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Inquiry into Drug Law Reform - Public hearingsThe parliamentary inquiry into drug law reform will continue its public hearings this Wednesday 28 June. The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) and the Fitzroy Legal Service will be presenting to the Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee. The... Read more
Inquiry into the Firefighters' Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 - Have your sayThe Legislative Council has established a Select Committee to consider and report on proposals to restructure Victoria’s fire services. The proposed changes are outlined in the Firefighters' Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017. “The... Read more
Inquiry into the Management, Governance and Use of Environmental Water - Have your sayThe management, governance and use of environmental water is being examined by the Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee. The Committee is inviting community input to the inquiry, with public submissions due by 25 August 2017. “Water is one... Read more
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Latest News & Events
Parliament unites in praise for Assembly Clerk
State leaders and MPs from all sides of politics have thanked and congratulated Legislative Assembly Clerk, Ray Purdey for his immense contribution to Parliament and Victoria.Read more
Aboriginal elders address Legislative Assembly
On an historic day in the Victorian Parliament, Aboriginal elders have addressed the Legislative Assembly.Read more
New ways to connect youth with parliament
Youth leaders from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and The Push Inc have shared their views and ideas on better connecting young Victorians with parliament.Read more
New paper assesses Parliament’s independence
The Parliamentary Library has published a new paper on how Parliament is faring in maintaining its independence from Executive Government.Read more
Parliamentary Library Fellowships announced
Dr Marilyn McMahon from Deakin University and Dr Brian Coffey from RMIT University have been appointed Parliamentary Library Fellows for 2017.Read more
2017-18 budget presented to parliament
Treasurer Tim Pallas has presented Victoria’s 2017–18 state budget to parliament. It is the third budget for the Andrews Government.Read more
Digital records expanded
The Victorian Parliament’s collection of digital resources has been expanded with the Legislative Council’s complete minutes of proceedings now available online.Read more
On This Day
Burke and Wills died at Cooper's Creek.