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Today in the Legislative Assembly

Bills for completion this week

National Parks Amendment (No 99 Year Leases) Bill 2015
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Bill 2015
Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (No Jab, No Play) Bill 2015
Victims of Crime Commissioner Bill 2015
Wrongs Amendment Bill 2015

For detailed and up to date information visit the Assembly home page.

Today in the Legislative Council

The Council starts sitting at 9.30 a.m. and General Business takes precedence today. Business likely to be debated is:

(1) Notice of motion 149 - production of documents relating to Port Phillip draft planning scheme amendment;
(2) Notice of motion 171 - Warrnambool rail services;
(3) Notice of motion 166 - reference to Electoral Matters Committee;
(4) Notice of motion 172 - Labor Party Community Action Network;
(5) Order of the Day No. 1 - resumption of debate on reference to Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee; and
(6) Notice of motion 173 - regional road network and Country Roads and Bridges Program.
For full details, see the Notice Paper. The order of business listed above is a guide only and may be subject to change and other business may be debated.


Inquiry into Unconventional Gas in Victoria - Report and Response

Interim Report On 1 September 2015 the Committee tabled its interim report. Read more

Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services - Report and Response

Interim Report The Interim Report was tabled in Parliament on 6 August 2015. The report is... Read more

Inquiry into the CFA Training College at Fiskville - Report and Response

Interim Report On 24 June 2015 the Committee tabled its... Read more

School and Booked Tours

The Parliament of Victoria offers a range of activities for students at primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education levels. These activities include tours, role plays and metropolitan school visits.

Large groups or organisations of 6 or more people are also encouraged to book one of our tours. To check the availability of for each type of tour please click here.

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Competition watchdog discusses lease of port


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has presented its views on the proposed Port of Melbourne lease at a parliamentary committee hearing.

In its submission to...

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Yogyakarta’s Sultan visits Victoria


The Sultan and Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta in Indonesia has made an official visit to Victoria.

President of the Legislative Council Bruce Atkinson welcomed the Sultan...

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Young Victorian musicians wanted

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The Victorian Parliament is holding a special community event to bring young Victorians to Parliament House through music and culture.

Spring Street Beat will be...

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Parliamentary librarians look to the future


The 2015 Australasian Parliamentary Libraries Association Conference has been held at Victoria’s Parliament House.

Victorian Parliamentary Librarian Carolyn Macvean led one of the keynote discussions on the future of parliamentary...

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On This Day

Saturday, 7 October, 1933

Former Victorian Premier Alexander James Peacock died.