The House must go on

November 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76092-185-9

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Membership of Committee

  Committee Secretariat

Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Approach to the inquiry
  Sittings during the period
  Structure of this report

2. Procedural and practical changes

  Change to standing orders
  Division procedures
  Practical operation of the chamber
  Contingency measures
  Use of video facility
  Federation Chamber

3. Reflections on a time of change

  Attendance and participation
  Opportunities for Members
  Public access
  Measured flexibility and contingency planning
  A multi-jurisdictional environment
  Concluding remarks

A. Examples of seating plans

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 4672