News from our Parliament

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from our Parliament. Read straightforward explanations of bills, committee inquiries, and events in the Senate and House of Representatives, and around Parliament House.


2
September
2020

The Parliamentary Education Office

Ms Celia Hammond, the Member for Curtin, spoke in support of the work of the Parliamentary Education Office in the House of Representatives.

1
September
2020

In history September 2020

September in Australian parliamentary history.

24
August
2020

Explainer: Vacancies filled in the Senate and the House of Representatives

Recently 2 casual vacancies have come up in the Australian Parliament. A casual vacancy is when a senator or member resigns or retires during their term.

24
August
2020

Parliament via video

For the first time members of parliament were able to use video technology to participate in parliamentary proceedings.

1
August
2020

In history August 2020

August in Australian parliamentary history.

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