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Victorian Parliament News – June 2018

By Katrina Baddeley / June 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Extraordinary Ordinary Women Strong, tenacious and persistent. These characteristics define women in representative roles, according to a new book launched at Parliament House in Melbourne.   Extraordinary Ordinary Women documents and celebrates the pioneering women of the Victorian Parliament.   In presenting the stories of women who led the way in Victoria, the book captures […]

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Vic Parliament News – May 2018

By Katrina Baddeley / April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Scrutiny in Action The budget estimates hearings that take place in May each year help to promote government accountability and transparency. They are an important part of the state budget’s journey through parliament.   Parliamentary control of the public purse is fundamental to responsible government. One of the main functions of the Victorian Parliament is […]

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Vic Parliament News – April 2018

By Katrina Baddeley / April 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Future in focus Victoria is now the second place in the world where MPs have established a focal point to consider the opportunities and challenges presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Jointly led by Innovation Minister Philip Dalidakis and Shadow Minister David Southwick, the Victorian All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI has a focus on the future, […]

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Victorian Parliament News – April 2017

By Katrina Baddeley / April 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Seeking Regional Input on New Public Inquiries A number of new parliamentary inquiries have been announced and are seeking input from Victorian regional communities.   The Penalty Rates and Fair Pay Select Committee is investigating the economic and social impact and cost of the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to cut penalty rates to categories […]

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Victorian Parliament News – March 2017

By Katrina Baddeley / March 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

The next chapter at Victoria’s Parliament The future will be in full focus at the Victorian Parliament this month. The doors of Parliament House will open on Sunday 19 March for a community day that will explore the next chapter in the story of our iconic Victorian landmark. A special invitation is extended to people […]

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Victorian Parliament News – February 2017

By Katrina Baddeley / February 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

Community Input Sought on Key Issues The new year brings with it some new opportunities for people in regional Victoria to contribute to the Victorian Parliament’s work. A number of new parliamentary inquiries are currently seeking community input, and they focus on issues that affect people across Victoria. Drug law reform is in the spotlight […]

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