Your questions on notice
How many national electoral systems have we had in Australia? Currently we use a Preferential System, right? So, have we always used this or not? Thank-you.
The Razzle - Geraldton, WA
How many votes or what majority does a bill actually need to pass from the House of Representatives to the Senate?
Liliana - Elwood, VIC
In respect of section 116 of the Australian Constitution is there now or ever been a definition for the word "Religion"? if so, what is that definition?
Ronald - Sydney, NSW
If I have an idea/proposal I would like to present to Parliament, how would I go about this?
Tracy - Wollongong, NSW
How many Australians read the constitution before the referendums prior to federation
Gerard - Howard, QLD
What are the consequences for people who disobey the rules of the Constitution?
Valentina and Nada - Adelaide, SA
If the role of Prime Minister, Cabinet and political parties aren't recognised by the Constitution, are these roles recognised in legislative Acts?
Justin - Adelaide, SA
Why are Senators who have lost their seats because they had dual citizenship permitted to stand for election again?
Joy - Kincumber, NSW
What would happen if the coalition of parties in government decided to break their coalition?
Lee - Alstonville, NSW
Queen Victoria signed the Australian Constitution Act in July 1900. So why weren't we officially Australia then? What did the proclamation do?
Veronica - Australia
What are the laws about political advertising? Are ads at election time true, and what can we do if they're not?
Elisa - Elizabeth, SA
How can we have 3 levels of government if councils are not mentioned in the Australian Constitution?
Graham - Bribie Island, QLD
If the Opposition won the majority in the Senate, would they sit on the right of the President?
Tom - Canberra, ACT
why is the preferential and proportional voting system used at Australian Elections?
Alex - Sydney, NSW
How long do members of parliament usually debate bills before they vote on them?
Timothy - Shelly Beach, NSW
How often is the Prime Minister at Parliament House and what does he do?
Barney - Captains Flat, NSW
In my research it is suggested that there have been only 2 plebiscites in 1916 and 1917. Where does the national anthem question and same-sex marriage question fit?
Anthony - Mornington, VIC
How do I start a petition to parliament? How many signatures do we need? What can we do to get this happening?
John - Australia
Do members of parliament vote just based on party policy principles? Or do parliamentary speeches influence parliamentarians votes on bills?
Jason - Port Pirie, SA