House of Representatives Practice (6th Ed.)

House of Representatives Practice is the comprehensive and authoritative text on the procedure and practice of the House of Representatives.

This 6th Edition was published in September 2012 and links to updated information since publication are included below. House of Representatives Practice is available in the following formats:

Preliminary pages
Title pages, Preface and Contents PDF format
Chapter summaries PDF format
Reference guide PDF format
Chapter and title
Chapter 1: The Parliament and the role of the House
(Chapter 1 updates – April 2014)
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Chapter 2: House, Government and Opposition
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Chapter 3: Elections and the electoral system
(Chapter 3 updates – April 2014)
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Chapter 4: Parliament House and access to proceedings
(Chapter 4 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 5: Members
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Chapter 6: The Speaker, Deputy Speakers and officers
(Chapter 6 updates – April 2014)
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Chapter 7: The parliamentary calendar
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Chapter 8: Order of business and the sitting day
(Chapter 8 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 9: Motions
(Chapter 9 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 10: Legislation
(Chapter 10 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 11: Financial legislation
(Chapter 11 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 12: Senate amendments and requests
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Chapter 13: Disagreements between the Houses
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Chapter 14: Control and conduct of debate
(Chapter 14 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 15: Questions
(Chapter 15 updates – April 2014)
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Chapter 16: Non-government business
(Chapter 16 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 17: Documents
(Chapter 17 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 18: Parliamentary committees
(Chapter 18 updates – April 2015)
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Chapter 19: Parliamentary privilege
(Chapter 19 updates – April 2014)
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Appendix and title
Appendix 1: Governors-General
(PDF version updated Mar 2014)
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Appendix 2: Speakers of the House of Representatives
(PDF version updated Nov 2013)
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Appendix 3: Deputy Speakers
(PDF version updated Nov 2013)
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Appendix 4: Leaders of Opposition
(PDF version updated Oct 2013)
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Appendix 5: Clerks of the House of Representatives
(PDF version updated Jan 2014)
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Appendix 6: Prime Ministers
(PDF version updated Oct 2013)
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Appendix 7: Chronological list of Ministries
(PDF version updated Oct 2013)
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Appendix 8: Leaders of the House
(PDF version updated Oct 2013)
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Appendix 9: Number of Ministers – Statutory variations
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Appendix 10: Party affiliations in the House of Representatives
(PDF version updated Nov 2013)
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Appendix 11: Electoral Divisions – number at general elections
(PDF version updated Oct 2013)
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Appendix 12: General elections – significant dates from 19th to 44th Parliaments
(PDF version updated Nov 2013)
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Appendix 13: Election petitions – House of Representatives
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Appendix 14: Referendums to alter the Constitution
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Appendix 15: Chronology of Parliaments
(PDF version updated Nov 2013)
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Appendix 16: Sittings of the House
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 17: Consideration of Legislation by the House
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 18: Senate requests for amendments to Bills PDF format HTML format
Appendix 19: Bills reserved for the Sovereign's Assent and Bills returned by the Governor-General with recommended amendments PDF format HTML format
Appendix 20: Statistics on selected House proceedings
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 21: Questions (since 1963)
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 22: Proportion of House time by category of business – recent Parliaments
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 23: Percentage of House time spent on Government and Private Members' business – recent Parliaments
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 24: Committees of the House of Representatives and Joint Committees
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Appendix 25: Matters raised as matters of privilege in the House
(PDF version updated Jan 2015)
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Attachments
Rules for joint sittings PDF format
Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987 (external link to ComLaw.gov.au) HTML format
Parliamentary Precincts Act 1988 (external link to ComLaw.gov.au) HTML format
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act HTML format

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Index
Index (available in PDF only) PDF format

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(ISBN 987-0-642-79425-3)

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