House of Representatives Standing Orders

As at 26 March 2015

The rules of procedure for the House of Representatives as at 26 March 2015.

Chapters

Chapter Chapter heading
Full version Full version, includes preliminary pages and all chapters PDF format
Preliminary pages PDF format
Chapter 1 Time limits and definitions PDF format
Chapter 2 Proceedings when Parliament called together PDF format
Chapter 3 Election of Speaker and Deputies PDF format
Chapter 4 The Speaker and administration in the Chamber PDF format
Chapter 5 Meeting and adjournment of the House PDF format
Chapter 6 Business and proceedings of the House PDF format
Chapter 7 Privilege PDF format
Chapter 8 Debate, order and disorder PDF format
Chapter 9 Questions seeking information PDF format
Chapter 10 Motions PDF format
Chapter 11 Voting PDF format
Chapter 12 Bills PDF format
Chapter 13 Financial proposals PDF format
Chapter 14 Federation Chamber PDF format
Chapter 15 Documents and petitions PDF format
Chapter 16 Standing, select and joint committees PDF format
Chapter 17 Witnesses and visitors PDF format
Chapter 18 Communication between the House and the Senate PDF format
Chapter 19 Addresses to the Queen or the Govenor–General PDF format
Record of amendments to the standing orders PDF format
Resolutions of the House HTML format
Index PDF format

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Amendments: 44th Parliament

The current standing orders incorporate the following amendments made during the 44th Parliament.

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Historical information

The following is a list of superseded revisions of the standing orders published since 2004.


The House of Representatives Standing orders were totally revised and renumbered with effect from the start of the 41st Parliament on 16 November 2004.

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