Parliamentary Handbook


45th Parliament Handbook Cover

The Parliamentary Handbook provides detailed information about Parliament including the parliamentary service and political careers of Senators and Members, and details of parliamentary committees and elections.

The 45th Parliament
Parliamentary Handbook of the Commonwealth of Australia 2017

Note: the online PDF Handbook is an updated version as at 11 July 2017.

Full version [PDF 13.4MB]

Preliminary pages [PDF 583KB]

Part 1 - National Symbols [PDF 892KB]

Part 2 - The Forty-fifth Parliament [PDF 8.21MB]

Part 3 - Elections [PDF 859KB]

Part 4 - The Constitution [PDF 795KB]

Part 5 - Referendums and Plebiscites [PDF 943KB]

Part 6 - Historical information on the Australian Parliament [PDF 1.29MB]

Information is correct up to and including 11 March 2017.

Previous Parliaments


Historical biographical information can be found in previous editions of the Parliamentary Handbook, and can be searched through ParlInfo