Your questions on notice
When the members of parliament come together to discuss a issue what generally happens? Is it like a debate?
Abbie - Mount Gambier, SA
What are the different responsibilities between the State and Commonwealth governments when it comes to health care?
Matt - Melbourne, VIC
What is the role of the Prime Minister in allowing a conscience vote on an issue debated in the Parliament?
Eleni - Melbourne, VIC
Does Australia have a parliamentary line of succession to the Prime Minister and if so, what is the order?
Hartley - Penrith, NSW
Has an MP been removed under 94B? How can a member be removed under this ruling?
Jessica - Brisbane, QLD
Is there any legal reason why we could not hold the plebiscite on gay marriage at the same time as the election?
Elise - Coffs Harbour, NSW
Why do we need a Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and a Leader of the Government in the Senate?
Mikayla - Brisbane, QLD
How much does a candidate's election speech affect the way people vote?
Erin - Caroline Springs, VIC
Who created Australia's Coat of Arms after the unification of the states and why? What do the symbols represent?
Keirra - Adelaide, SA
How do you find out what is going to be discussed at future Senate and House sittings?
Sarah - Coopers Plains, QLD
I just wanted to know whether section 128 of the constitution could be used to amend or repeal the first eight clauses of the Constitution?
James - Planet Earth
Do members of parliament get a copy of the bill before it is first read by the Clerk?
Aaron - Wagga Wagga, NSW
Does the Prime Minister always have to listen to their party? Can they say whatever they want?
Bella - Moree, NSW
I'd like to know what the customs and traditions are that Cabinet operates by and is there a 20 year public release rule?
Chris - Melbourne, VIC
Why isn't the Clerk and the Serjeant-at-Arms allowed to vote in the House of Representatives?
Phoebe - Orange, NSW
Is it the duty of the Governor-General to dissolve Parliament where there is evidence of violations of the Constitution and/or International law?
James - Bondi, NSW
Why is the prime minister voted by the Government team and not the citizens of Australia?
Ashtyn - Cranebrook, NSW
After a double dissolution election, do senators’ terms start on the day of the election or 1 July, like after a normal senate election?
Hua - Hughes, ACT