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Alice Petrie

Book

2019 Briefing e-Book: key issues from the 58th Parliament

This resource was compiled by the Parliamentary Library's Research and Inquiries unit. It provides an overview of issues that were prominent during the 58th Victorian Parliament, as shown through developments in legislative action, parliamentary debate, media coverage and public research.
Briefing paper

The 2018 Victorian State Election

This paper examines the 2018 Victorian state election, providing description and analysis of the results in two main sections. Part A provides an overview of the election campaign, key policies, news coverage and polling data. Part B provides statistical tables of the results for each...
Briefing paper

Justice Legislation Amendment (Police and Other Matters) Bill 2019: Bill Brief

This Bill Brief looks primarily at law reforms concerning a new class of procedure known as a ‘DNA profile sample’, which seeks to grant police the ability to authorise the taking of DNA samples from persons suspected of committing indictable offences.
Briefing paper

Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Amendment Bill 2018: Bill Brief

Essentially, this Bill aims to improve nurse and midwife to patient ratios in various clinical settings within Victorian public hospitals.
Report

Land and water rights of Traditional Owners in Victoria

This research paper provides an overview of the key mechanisms by which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders can exercise their rights to land and waters in Victoria.