|Navigation||Cabinet||The party which forms Government may elect, or the Premier can appoint, a number of its members to be Ministers. Ministers are then allocated responsibility for specific areas of government administration, known as portfolios. Ministers oversee the administration of their departments and are accountable to Parliament for their departments' actions. In Victoria, all Ministers are also members of Cabinet.|
|Navigation||Members of the Legislative Assembly||The Legislative Assembly is the Lower House of the Parliament of Victoria.|
|Navigation||Members of the Legislative Council||The Legislative Council is the Upper House of the Victorian Parliament.|
|Navigation||Parliamentary Committees||A parliamentary committee is a group of Members of Parliament appointed to meet and carry out a particular function and report back to the Parliament. Committees have between seven and ten members, drawn from Government, Opposition and Independent Members of Parliament.|
The 58th Parliament expired on 30 October 2018. A general election will be held on 24 November 2018. All Committees of the 58th Parliament ceased to exist on 30 October 2018, and any incomplete inquiries lapsed from that date. New Committees will be established in the 59th Parliament.
For further information, please contact the Committee Services Office on 03 8682 2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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