Certificates of Service

The Parliament has sent Certificates of Service to all exiting members of the 59th Parliament.  This has been the practice of the Legislative Council for some years and is now the practice of both Houses.  The VPFMA has requested that former MPs who did not receive this recognition should be able to apply for it […]

AGM & Christmas Lunch

Save the Date: End-of-Year Lunch and AGM The VPFMA’s Annual General Meeting will be held at Parliament House on Friday 8th December at 11:00AM followed by the End-of-Year Lunch at 1:00PM More details and how to book to follow soon

Parliamentary Bowling Club

Bowling Revival at Parliament House:-  The Victorian Parliamentary Bowling Club invite all former MPs to come along and roll a few balls with some current MPs on Wednesday, 18th October from 5:30PM.  More details to follow in early October but please mark your diaries if you are interested.  Also if you are interested in a […]

Australasian Study of Parliament Group

Australasian Study of Parliament Group (ASPG):-  The Victorian Chapter of the ASPG encourages former Members to participate in the Chapter’s activities. The chapter’s objectives include: running seminars that combine the practical and academic aspects of parliament (usually 4 seminars per year and always held at Parliament House); informing and educating the public about parliament; and […]

Mid-Year Former Members Lunch

Our mid-year get together was a beautiful lunch held in the Parliament Dining Room. We had over 50 attendees including a number of new members from the 59th Parliament and some former members from many years ago attending their first former members event. It was a pleasure to welcome all former members. Our guest speaker […]

Formal Acknowledgement of VPFMA

23.05.19 Presiding Officers letter to VPFMA – Passing of Acknowledgement Motion The VPFMA welcomes correspondence from the Presiding Officers confirming the Parliament’s official acknowledgement of the VPFMA as the representative body of former members as recommended by Deakin’s research Transitioning to Life After Parliament. That this House recognises the Victorian Parliamentary Former Members Association Incorporated […]

Parliament House Access Information

Guest Access to the Parliament: – From the Serjeant-at-Arms For security reasons, the Presiding Officers in the previous Parliament introduced a new automated visitor registration system for all guests of passholders visiting Parliament House. Passholders include members, Former MPs and staff. The expectation is that passholders pre-register their guests prior to their visit so the […]

Former Members’ Handbook

For Member’s information please see the Former Members’ Handbook Former Members Handbook November 2022_v4

Former Members’ Handbook

The Former Member’s Handbook (updated as at November, 2022) is available in the Member’s only section of the website.  If you don’t have access yet and you are a current member of the VPFMA, click on to Log In and go to Register – follow the prompts. If you have any difficulty please contact Tammy […]