Victoria’s ASPG Chapter usually meets three or four times a year to discuss issues and themes of Parliamentary interest.
Meetings usually take place at Parliament House on a Wednesday of a sitting week, at 5.00 p.m.
Parliamentary Committees: Members, Stakeholders and Outcomes that change our society: Panellists: the Hon Edward O’Donohue MLC (former Member of the Legislative Council), Bronwyn Halfpenny MLA (current Member for Thomastown) and Mr Ian Smith (Latrobe Uni academic)
The 2022 State Election: The campaign, the result, and the next four years Panellists: Richard Willingham (ABC), Sumeyya Ilanbey (The Age) and Professor William Partlett (Melbourne Law School) (https://youtu.be/jrPL0DzAlmg)
Reflections from the 59th Parliament: Panellists: Tania Maxwell MLC (Derryn Hinch Justice Party), Juliana Addison MLA (Australian Labor Party), Dr Tim Read MLA (Victorian Greens) and Dr Matthew Bach MLC (Liberal Party) (https://youtu.be/InBytvSmM60)
Unveiling cabinet records from the National Archives of Australia
Guest speaker: Associate Professor Paul Strangio
Analysis: 2018 Victorian State Election
Guest speaker: Mr Anthony Green
Reflections of a former Chief Justice
Guest speaker: The Hon. Marilyn Warren AC
Convenience voting in Victoria
Guest speakers: Dr Matthew Laing and Dr Narelle Miragliotta
IBAC’s First Five Years
Guest speaker: Mr Alistair Maclean, Chief Executive Officer – Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
Cross-bench Q&A: Reflecting on the 58th Parliament.
Guest speakers: Ms Fiona Patten, Mr Jeff Bourman and Ms Ellen Sandell
Winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize: ICAN
Guest speaker: Dimity Hawkins, ICAN co-founder