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.
Report on 2022-23 Budget Estimates
Economy | 30 August 2022
The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee has published its fourth and final review of the budget estimates for the 59th parliament.
Diversity of parliament in the spotlight
Society | 29 August 2022
A Parliamentary Library research note analyses the key demographics of Victorian MPs over the past five state elections.
Pandemic causes dip in Victoria’s population
Society | 25 August 2022
Victoria’s estimated population decline of 44,792 people between 2020 and 2021 was mostly attributable to a dramatic fall in net overseas migration and a surge in net outwards interstate population flows.
Science explored and celebrated
General | 22 August 2022
Two events were held at Parliament House during National Science Week.
Victoria well placed to capitalise on quantum technology
Society | 19 August 2022
Without quantum physics, there would be no internet, computers, or magnetic resonance imaging. A Parliamentary Library research note explores recent developments in quantum technology.
Treaty Authority Bill passes Parliament
Society | 17 August 2022
Legislation to establish a Treaty Authority has passed Parliament.
Pacific partnership moves to next stage
General | 14 August 2022
Future plans discussed for Fiji-Victoria parliamentary twinning program as the partnership continues to progress.
‘Coercive control’ gaining recognition
Justice | 12 August 2022
A Parliamentary Library research paper explores what 'coercive control' is, its prevalence, and the arguments for and against criminalisation.