Report urges immediate action to fix housing affordability
Society | 30 November 2023
Victoria is the nation’s fastest growing state, yet households are decreasing in size, meaning there are more empty bedrooms just as there are increasing numbers of people who want to fill them.
Survey of voters with disabilities
Society | 23 November
The Electoral Matters Committee is conducting a survey of people with disabilities as part of its inquiry into the conduct of the 2022 Victorian state election.
Shepparton region hopes to avoid repeat flood
Environment | 22 November
Residents of Shepparton, Mooroopna and surrounds had their say at a public hearing held as part of the inquiry into the October 2022 flood event in Victoria.
Subcontractors' pay key focus of new report
Economy | 28 November 2023
Committee inquiry report recommends changes in the law to help ensure subcontractors are paid for completed works.
Parliamentary interns awarded for researching topics of the times
General | 27 November 2023
The gig economy, renewable energy and youth justice were among the range of topics researched by parliamentary interns in 2023.
‘Joy’s Law’ on non-fatal strangulation debated
Justice | 22 November 2023
Now a bill to create two new stand-alone non-fatal strangulation offences will go the the Legislative Council for consideration after being passed by the Legislative Assembly.
Managing risk vital to harnessing AI potential
Society | 17 November 2023
Artificial intelligence systems can clone a human voice from just a three second sample, a Parliamentary Library seminar has heard.
Fresh, local and low carbon: boom times for seafood
Economy | 16 November 2023
Along with the long-established wild caught fisheries, the Victorian seafood industry is worth around $100 million per year in direct turnover.
Government MPs quizzed about Games cancellation
Economy | 13 November 2023
Two former Commonwealth Games Ministers have faced questions about the 2026 event’s cancellation in regional Victoria.
Bill prepares the way for cannabis driving trial
Justice | 6 November 2023
A bill to support a trial assessing the effects of medicinal cannabis on driving behaviour will go to the Legislative Council for consideration after passing the Legislative Assembly last week.
Being menopause friendly in the workplace
Health & Welfare | 5 November 2023
Presentation at Parliament House outlines things that can be done to support employees going through menopause.