Your questions on notice
What are the three levels of government, and do they share any responsibilities?
Jaiden - Bundaberg, QLD
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?
The Razzle - Geraldton, WA
Hi! Could you please explain what a half-Senate election is and why this happens. Thanks for your time.
Luke - Toowoomba, QLD
When the members of parliament come together to discuss a issue what generally happens? Is it like a debate?
Abbie - Mount Gambier, SA
What is the difference between the role of the Federal Executive Council and the Cabinet?
Steve - Penrith, NSW
Does Australia have a parliamentary line of succession to the Prime Minister and if so, what is the order?
Hartley - Penrith, NSW
Why shouldn't the Speaker of the House be a Retired Judge or a current member of the Judiciary, appointed by the Judicial Executive.
Peter - Tweed Heads South, NSW
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
Do you have statistics about the history of the parliament showing, by year, how many bills were introduced and passed?
Mark - Melbourne, VIC
Parliament will be prorogued on 15/4/16. Will any Bills before parliament on 15/4/16 lapse, and need to be reintroduced?
David - Camperdown, NSW
Who created Australia's Coat of Arms after the unification of the states and why? What do the symbols represent?
Keirra - Adelaide, SA
How does the Government handle a financial crisis, if there is a process?
Vincent - Shellharbour Village, NSW
Can the Governor-General refuse to act on the advice of the Prime Minister and other ministers?
Lee - Alstonville, VIC
What is the process of appointing a new Governor-General if the current Governor-General fails to uphold his duties?
Chloe-Jane - Hillside, VIC
Can the Prime Minister be removed from the House of Representatives for bad behaviour?
Christian - Stawell, VIC
What happens if the votes are tied in the House of Representatives and in the Senate?
Jacqueline - Doncaster, VIC
Why do members of parliament say hear, hear after someone from their party has spoken?
Tamara - Newport, VIC
Why is there more than one clock in the House of Representatives, behind the Speaker's chair?
Catherine - Dandenong, VIC
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
How do I start a petition to parliament? How many signatures do we need? What can we do to get this happening?
John - Australia