About the Department
The Department of the House of Representatives provides services to support the efficient conduct of the House of Representatives, its committees and certain joint committees as well as a range of services and facilities for Members in Parliament House.
The Department also undertakes activities to promote the work of the House in the community and is responsible for the conduct of the Parliaments' international and regional relations.
The Speaker has accountability obligations to the Parliament for the Department. The Clerk of the House of Representatives is responsible for managing the Department.
The Department of the House of Representatives Alumni Association provides former staff with an opportunity to keep in touch with developments in the department. The aim is to foster continuing relationships between former and current staff.