About the House Magazine

May 2015

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Cover Story: Dirty Blood

New hope for hepatitis C sufferers

The number of hepatitis C cases is rising, with around 230,000 Australians currently living with the disease.

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Baby Lust

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Surrogate children are desperately wanted. Is it worth the pain?

800 years of Magna Carta

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A timeline of the legacy of the Great Charter 1215 – 2015.

One on One

The Hon Wade Mark MP, Speacher of Trinidad and Tobago House of Representatives

Catch up with the Hon Wade Mark MP, Speaker of Trinidad and Tobago House of Representatives


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QUARANTINE<br> Historic Biosecurity Bill for the coming decades

Australian Animal Health Laboratory Collaborative Biosecurity Research Facility (ACBRF) in Geelong, Victoria

Maintaining Australia’s high standard of human, environmental and animal health protection.


CITIZENSHIP<br> Children adopted from overseas will no longer wait for Australian citizenship

Intercountry adoption

Intercountry adoption from Taiwan and South Korea simplified with new law.



INTERNATIONAL<br> New beginnings for pacific parliament

The Speaker of Fiji, Dr Jiko F Luveni signs the guest book at Government House.

Fiji’s parliamentarians are learning on the job.

PROCEDURE<br> There go the bells

Hourglasses in the House of Representatives chamber

Have you ever wondered how Members know when they need to be the chamber?

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