Big day out for The Big Issue
Society | 1 December 2023
The community service achievements of The Big Issue over 27 years have been celebrated at Parliament House.
Update from final sittings for 2023
General | 3 December
A variety of bills were debated, our interns graduated and we celebrated some community achievers during busy final parliamentary sittings for 2023.
Ideas to make housing more affordable
Society | 30 November
A comprehensive report into Victoria’s rental and housing affordability crisis has recommended renewal of a long-term National Housing Policy spearheaded by cooperation between the States, Territories and Commonwealth.
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.