Class preparation

Use these handy resources to prepare your class—and yourself—for the Run a parliamentary committee classroom activity.



Parliamentary committees investigate issues and bills – proposed laws – in detail, so that the Parliament can be well-informed before making decisions of national significance. This fact sheet explores membership, responsibilities and types of committees.


Parliamentary committees 

Discover the work of parliamentary committees through this explanatory video. Explore how the committees are formed, function and support the work of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Duration: 3 min 10 sec

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