Committee inquiries lead to change
Justice | 26 September
Dvir Abramovich shed tears as Victoria became the first jurisdiction in Australia to ban public displays of the Nazi swastika, but it wasn't the only landmark reform recommended by the Legislative Assembly Legal and Social Issues Committee during the 59th parliament.
From the archive: Queen Elizabeth II opening the 39th Parliament
General | 16 September
An estimated 50,000 people gathered outside Parliament House on 25 February 1954 to welcome the newly crowned monarch and her husband Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Honouring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Wreath laid at Parliament House in tribute to the late Queen.
Parliament in Focus: Casino Legislation
Legislative Assembly debated measures recommended by Royal Commission into the Casino Operator.
Hear from some of our state's leading voices, across all sectors of the Victorian community.
'Parliament presents' is a series of online conversations that offer some fascinating insights and ideas from the fields of science, history and heritage, design, culture and community advocacy. Below is a selection of recent events, which are streamed live here on the parliament's website and via Facebook Live.
Science and culture on Country
Wiradjuri scholars Kate Harriden and Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher discuss the exciting opportunities that Aboriginal knowledge offers for urban and regional environmental management.
Biodiversity conservation and recovery in Victoria
This World Environment Day, join leaders from government, industry, the community and academia, who will provide their perspectives on protecting and recovering Victoria’s biodiversity.
Fit for purpose
Buildings are often required to evolve in response to changing needs. Hear from a panel of experts representing key Victorian cultural, community and civic institutions, about the challenge of transforming heritage buildings to meet 21st Century needs.
STEM and Society series a scientific showcase
Society | 1 June 2021
A new online series has highlighted the game-changing work being undertaken by various Victorian scientists and researchers.
Parliament thanks selfless charities
General | 17 May 2021
The significant work of Victorian charities has been recognised at Parliament House on the first day of National Volunteer Week.
Ground-breaking women honoured with portraits
General | 10 May 2021
The portraits of two ground-breaking women parliamentarians have been unveiled at Parliament House.
Council shines Bright across North East Victoria
General | 3 May 2021
The Legislative Council’s first regional sitting in nine years has been declared an overwhelming success.
Research paper explores promise of social procurement
Economy | 22 April 2021
A research paper on the promise of social procurement has been published by the Victorian Parliamentary Library.