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Speaker's Lecture: Sir Robert Menzies
 Thursday, 22 August 2019

Troy Bramston, senior writer and columnist with The Australian newspaper, will draw on his new biography, Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics to examine how Menzies learned and applied his art. Troy will consider Menzies’ philosophy and policies as well as the personal forces that drove him in public life.

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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Two Treaties, Three Cities
 Thursday, 22 August 2019

The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties will be holding hearings on the Hong Kong and Indonesia free trade agreements in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in the coming weeks.

Economics Committee to scrutinise the four major banks
 Monday, 19 August 2019

Australia’s four major banks will appear before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics at public hearings in Canberra on 8 and 15 November 2019.

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