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About the House Magazine

May 2015

Dirty Blood graphic

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.

More features from this issue

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Baby Lust

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

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800 years of Magna Carta

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

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

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


Latest News

Australian Animal Health Laboratory Collaborative Biosecurity Research Facility (ACBRF) in Geelong, Victoria
Historic Biosecurity Bill for the coming decades QUARANTINE

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


Intercountry adoption
Children adopted from overseas will no longer wait for Australian citizenship CITIZENSHIP

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



The Speaker of Fiji, Dr Jiko F Luveni signs the guest book at Government House.
New beginnings for pacific parliament INTERNATIONAL

Fiji’s parliamentarians are learning on the job.

Hourglasses in the House of Representatives chamber
There go the bells PROCEDURE

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