Governor opens 60th Parliament
20 December 2022
Governor Linda Dessau has officially opened Victoria's 60th Parliament, delivering a speech that outlined the state government's plans for the next four years.
Welcome to Country at opening of 60th Parliament
20 December 2022
Wurundjeri man Thane Garvey gave the Welcome to Country at the Opening of Victoria's 60th Parliament.
This series of articles has been produced by participants in Parliament Express, a 12-week program delivered by Express Media in partnership with the Parliament of Victoria that provides young writers with the opportunity to hone their skills through mentoring and engagement opportunities.
The pros and cons of being social
TikTok raises questions about engaging with young people on their terms.
Pandemic Committee provides greater oversight
Health & Welfare | 1 February 2022
The newly established Pandemic Declaration Accountability and Oversight Committee held its first public hearing on 31 January 2022.
Victims of crime reveal their pain at public hearings
Justice | 31 January 2022
The inquiry into Victoria's criminal justice system heard from many victims of crime during its public hearing phase.
Aboriginal Change Makers resource launched
General | 5 January 2022
Aboriginal history, culture and identity feature in a landmark education resource published online.
Justice mid inquiry update
Justice | 17 December 2021
The Committee examining Victoria’s criminal justice system has provided an update on its inquiry.
Apartment design standards inquiry holds hearings
Infrastructure | 12 December 2021
An inquiry examining apartment design standards in Victoria has been holding public hearings.
Disability Action and Inclusion Plan launched
Health & Welfare | 3 December 2021
On the International Day of People with Disability, our Presiding Officers have launched a Disability Action and Inclusion Plan for the Parliament.
Comprehensive report tackles ecological decline in Victoria
Environment | 2 December 2021
The Environment and Planning Committee has made a total of 74 recommendations to address the range of problems associated with Victoria’s declining ecosystem in its report tabled in the Legislative Council.
Report on school bus use
Infrastructure | 30 November 2021
A comprehensive analysis of Victoria’s long-running School Bus Program has recommended no major changes to its operation in rural and regional Victoria.
State urged to strengthen air quality enforcement measures
Health & Welfare | 18 November 2021
Victoria should consider stricter air quality enforcement measures and ensure agencies such as the Environment Protection Authority are adequately resourced to police them, a Legislative Council Committee inquiry has found.