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.


1
June
2020

In history June 2020

June in Australian parliamentary history.

14
May
2020

Home learning and teaching inquiry calls for submissions

The House Education Committee is calling for submissions from Australians about the way that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected schooling in Australia.

14
May
2020

Business beyond COVID-19

Parliament sat from 12-14 May, returning to its usual work, which had been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

1
May
2020

In history May 2020

May in Australian parliamentary history.

8
April
2020

$130 billion Jobkeeper bills pass in single day

Parliament met on Wednesday 8 April for a single day’s sitting.