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‘Coercive control’ gaining recognition
Justice | 12 August
A research paper from the Victorian Parliamentary Library, What is coercive control?, exploring the definition, prevalence, legislative frameworks and the arguments for and against criminalisation is now available on Parliament’s website.
Unis face questions on skills investment challenge
Economy | 12 August
Multiple high-ranking academics have fronted a parliamentary inquiry examining the university sector's investment in skills.
Sanskrit scriptures gifted to Parliament
General | 11 August
A special gift for the Parliamentary Library during senior Swami's visit to Parliament House.
Plan to avoid repeat recycling crisis
Environment | 10 August
Legislation has been introduced to parliament in a bid to prevent another disruption to Victoria’s waste and recycling sector.
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Public tour of Parliament House
Explore this historically significant building, while learning more about the role, history and work of the Parliament.
Experience high tea at Parliament of Victoria – a tradition that members and visitors have enjoyed since 1924.
Architecture tour of Parliament House
Join us for a free tour focusing on the architectural history and design of this Melbourne icon.
Strangers Corridor Restaurant
Enjoy lunch in the restaurant on level one at Parliament. Elegant, with dark timbers, contemporary artworks and accents of gold, red and pink tones shape an ambient sense of taste.
Acknowledgment of Country
Parliament of Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which Parliament House stands. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners across Victoria, and Elders past, present and emerging.
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