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.


9
December
2020

Territories represent!

The Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory will have fairer representation in the House of Representatives under a bill that has passed the Parliament.

8
December
2020

Reduce and recycle

Exporting some recyclable materials will be banned under a new law passed by the Australian Parliament.

1
December
2020

In history December 2020

December in Australian parliamentary history.

30
November
2020

Question Time via video

The Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP participated in Question Time via video link.

17
November
2020

Blood brothers

The Minister for Health and the Shadow Minister for Health visited a blood bank to encourage Australians to donate blood.