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Inquiry into Perinatal Services - Have your sayThe health, care and wellbeing of mothers and babies in Victoria during the perinatal period is being examined by the Family and Community Development Committee, which is inviting community input to its inquiry. “Our new public inquiry will be... Read more
Inquiry into Penalty Rates and Fair Pay - Public hearingsThe Penalty Rates and Fair Pay Select Committee will commence public hearings this week. The public hearings will be held on Wednesday 26 April, from 9:30 am, and on Thursday 27 April, 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm, in the Legislative... Read more
Inquiry into Electric Vehicles - Have your sayPublic submissions can now be made for the Economy and Infrastructure Committee's parliamentary inquiry into electric vehicles. Submissions close 1 June 2017. Read more
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Parliament House in the 21st Century
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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
Legislative Council opens up to e‑petitions
The Legislative Council has introduced e‑petitions, providing a 21st century update for a longstanding parliamentary tradition.Read more
Community day at Parliament House
“What a great day,” said Filomena Lamonato, after attending Parliament House Open Day on Sunday 19 March.Read more
University exhibition looks to the future
La Trobe University is celebrating its 50th year with an exhibition at Parliament House.Read more
New Deputy Speaker elected
Maree Edwards, the Member for Bendigo West, has been elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.Read more
39th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly elected
Colin Brooks, the Member for Bundoora, has been elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.Read more
Robot presents at parliamentary hearing
In a parliamentary first for Victoria, a robot has presented at a hearing by the Family and Community Development Committee.Read more
On This Day
Royal Commission on asylums for the insane and inebriate presented its final report to Parliament.