2019 Inquiry into the practices and procedures relating to question time

On 1 August 2019 the Procedure Committee adopted an inquiry into the practices and procedures relating to question time in the House of Representatives.

Submissions and an online survey closed on 31 October 2019.

On 2 December 2019 the Committee Chair and Deputy Chair both made brief statements to the House regarding the inquiry.

Information about question time is available in the following publications:

House of Representatives Infosheet 1 - Questions
House of Representatives Standing Orders, Chapter 9 - Questions seeking information
House of Representatives Practice, Chapter 15 - Questions

Background paper: Jurisdictional comparison of question time


Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Standing Committee on Procedure
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4672
Procedure.Committee.Reps@aph.gov.au

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