News & Events

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45th Parliament
The opening of the 45th Parliament will take place on 30 August 2016
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New look APH website
Welcome to the new look APH website. Tell us what you think.
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Senate news and events
Find out more about what a double dissolution means for the Senate
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New members meet early
Newly-elected members come to Canberra
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PBO releases
Date issued: 5 August 2016
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Where can you learn more about the House?
This series of 22 Infosheets has information about the workings of Parliament
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Senate Discovery
Discover the latest news from the Senate with our new videos
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Library Summer Research Scholarships
Applications for the Summer Research Scholarship program now open


Read the latest news from the Senate and its committees, and find information on lectures, seminars, and other events which promote understanding of the Senate and the Parliament

House of Representatives

News about the House of Representatives and its committees, including bills under discussion, issues raised by private members, video of question time in the House and interviews with Members on topical issues can be accessed here.

Parliamentary Library

Information and Analytical Services from the Parliamentary Library include current and historical information about Senators and Members, Ministries, elections and referenda, papers produced in the Library's publications program, and guides to Internet resources.

Exhibitions on display

The Parliament House Art Collection is a public collection of significant heritage value, created specifically for Parliament House.