Guide to Procedures: 5th Edition

A concise introduction to the procedures of the House of Representatives, intended for participants in and observers of proceedings in the Chamber of the House and the Federation Chamber.

This 5th Edition was published in February 2014. Updated information since publication.

Individual Chapters
Preliminary pages: Preface, List of Contents PDF format
Chapter 1: The Standing Orders PDF format
Chapter 2: The Speaker PDF format
Chapter 3: The Chamber PDF format
Chapter 4: Sittings of the House and organisation of business PDF format
Chapter 5: Agenda and record PDF format
Chapter 6: Rules of debate PDF format
Chapter 7: Disorder PDF format
Chapter 8: Motions PDF format
Chapter 9: Divisions PDF format
Chapter 10: Bills – General PDF format
Chapter 11: Ordinary Bill procedure PDF format
Chapter 12: Financial legislation PDF format
Chapter 13: Bills – Senate consideration PDF format
Chapter 14: Delegated legislation – disallowance and approval PDF format
Chapter 15: Providing information to the House PDF format
Chapter 16: Non-Government business PDF format
Chapter 17: Petitions PDF format
Chapter 18: Committees PDF format
Chapter 19: Privilege PDF format
Index PDF format
Other publications and links PDF format
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