Parliament of Victoria

Perera, Jude (Cranbourne)
Members - Electorate Offices
157A Sladen Street, Cranbourne VIC 3977
The Parliament of Victoria is made up of the Crown (the Queen), the Legislative Council (Upper House) & the Legislative Assembly (Lower House).
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Parliament makes new laws & update old laws.
Holds the Government to account for its policies.
Parliament represents the people of Victoria.
The Governor of Victoria represents the Crown.
Parliament of Victoria is a State parliament.



The Parliamentary System

The Parliament of Victoria is made up of the Crown, the Legislative Council & the Legislative AssemblyThe Crown means the Queen & in Victoria, the Queen is represented by the Governor of Victoria.

The Government is formed by the political party which holds the most number of seats in the Legislative Assembly & the leader of that party becomes the Premier of Victoria.

Parliament's Role

The parliament's role is to make laws & hold the Government to account for it's policies, actions & spending. The functions of the Parliament include:

  • forming a Government from among it's members
  • making new laws & updating old laws
  • representing the people
  • examining & approving Government taxes & spending
For more information on the services of the parliament, click here.
Also known as:
  • Parliament House
  • MP'S State