Flood inquiry invites submissions
Victorians affected by the 2022 flood event are urged to share their experiences as part of a parliamentary probe.
Week in Review
A recap of the sitting week from 7-9 March, presented by Legislative Council President Shaun Leane.
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.
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.
Spotlight on renewable energy
Environment | 27 September 2021
The Legislative Council’s Environment and Planning Committee has commenced an inquiry into renewable energy in Victoria.
Redress scheme proposed for forced adoption victims
Justice | 8 September 2021
A major parliamentary inquiry has called for the Victorian Government to immediately establish a landmark redress scheme for mothers whose babies were forcibly removed from them because of historical adoption policies and practices.
Report recommends better access to TAFE for learners with disability
Society | 1 September 2021
In a landmark report, the Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee has made a series of recommendations aimed at improving access to TAFE for learners with disability.