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Young speakers visit makes an impression
 Friday, 18 October 2019

The House of Representatives played host to powerful young voices this week, with the winners of the 2019 My First Speech competition delivering their speeches in Parliament House.

House Review: 9-19 September
 Friday, 4 October 2019

House Review looks back at the procedural side of the September sitting period.

Replay the 2019 Speaker's Lecture
 Thursday, 26 September 2019

Read or watch Troy Bramston's 2019 Speaker's Lecture on the life and politics of Sir Robert Menzies.

Questions on Notice: Budget, interrupted
 Thursday, 19 September 2019

What happens when an election is called before the Parliament can agree to the Federal Budget?

Questions on Notice: What is prorogation?
 Tuesday, 3 September 2019

In the United Kingdom, prorogation is in the news. Just what is prorogation, and how does it work in Australia's Parliament?

Questions on Notice: Once, twice, three times a Speaker
 Friday, 9 August 2019

If you have a question about the House of Representatives, you can ask us! Our research team will stop at nothing to find you an answer, no matter how obscure the topic. In this question we look at if the current Speaker being elected three times unopposed is a record.

Questions on Notice: The Suite Life
 Monday, 1 July 2019

If you have a question about the House of Representatives, you can ask us! Our research team will stop at nothing to find you an answer, no matter how obscure the topic. In the US Congress, offices space is allocated by lotto. How do we do things in Australia?

Welcoming the class of 2019
 Monday, 1 July 2019

Newly-elected Members of the House of Representatives came to Canberra in June to discuss their new roles as federal parliamentarians.

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Question time survey closes soon
 Friday, 18 October 2019

Time is running out to complete the online survey now open as part of a parliamentary inquiry considering question time in the House of Representatives.

A bag full of treaties
 Friday, 18 October 2019

The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties has tabled a report on nine proposed treaty actions.

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