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Briefing paper

Children, Youth and Families Amendment (Raise the Age) Bill 2022: Bill Brief

This paper outlines selected aspects of proposed changes to the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005​​​​​​​, in relation to raising the age of criminal responsibility in Victoria. It provides a jurisdictional comparison on what other Australian jurisdictions have done in this space, and outlines some...

Visualising Victoria's electoral history

This paper provides an outline of some of the main electoral and political changes in Victoria since the 1850s. It combines historical sources with computational data analysis and visualisation techniques to illustrate patterns in Victoria’s electoral and party systems.

Chronology of Victorian border closures due to COVID-19

This updated chronology provides an overview of Victorian border closures in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19.

Chronology of primary and secondary school closures in Victoria due to COVID-19

This updated chronology provides an overview of key opening and closing dates for Victorian primary and secondary schools in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Briefing paper

1954 Opening of the Victorian Parliament by the Queen

This publication looks at the preparations and events leading up to the royal tour of Australia in 1954, including the opening of the second session of the 39th Victorian Parliament by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 25 February.