Regional Victoria feeling housing shortage pressure
Economy | 16 August 2023
Regional and rural Victoria will need 87,400 new dwellings over the next 15 years, according to evidence given to the Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee.
Budget estimates inquiry considers report
Economy | 21 July 2023
The Treasurer, Premier and 20 ministers faced questions at public hearings on various matters relating to the state's finances.
Seeking solutions on rental and housing affordability
Economy | 9 June 2023
The Legal and Social Issues Committee is inquiring into rental and housing affordability in Victoria, with a view to identifying the factors contributing to the low availability and high costs of rental properties.
Budget scrutiny begins with hearings
Economy | 29 May 2023
Spending and revenue plans under review as inquiry questions key government figures.
Committee canvasses options for stamp duty reform
Economy | 8 May 2023
Land transfer duty in Victoria represents an inefficient tax, but one that will be an enormous challenge to reform, a Legislative Council Committee has heard.
Subcontractors’ nonpayment under investigation
Economy | 3 April 2023
Inquiry looks at whether laws should be changed to better protect subcontractors from nonpayment.
Space technology in Australia
Economy | 27 September 2022
In June 2022, NASA launched the first of three rockets from the Arnhem Space Centre in the Northern Territory, marking the agency’s first launch from a commercial spaceport outside of the US.
Work placements at centre of skills investment reform
Economy | 1 September 2022
A parliamentary committee has recommended an overhaul of work-integrated learning such as internships and placements, in a bid to help alleviate skill shortages.
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.