Parliamentary activity

Bills and legislation

Parliament is not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 20  June 2023. Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 30 May 2023.

New bills

Corrections Amendment (Parole) Bill 2023

Amends the Corrections Act 1986 in respect of making a parole order for prisoner Paul Denyer.

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Authorising Pharmacists) Bill 2023

Creates a mechanism for pharmacists to be authorised to supply certain prescription medicine without a prescription as part of the Community Pharmacists Statewide Pilot.

Energy and Resources Legislation Amendment (Transition Away from Coal) Bill 2023

Makes changes to several Acts to prohibit thermal coal activity, increase the State renewable energy target and prohibit the exploration and mining of coal.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2023

Amends the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 to correct errors and provide clarity before the Act comes into operation in September 2023.

State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2023

Makes changes to taxation arrangements to tie in with budget measures set out in the budget papers.

Victorian Future Fund Bill 2023

Establishes the Victorian Future Fund as a Trust Account to provide funding to reduce the State’s debt.