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Title: Use of electronic devices in the Chamber and Federation Chamber
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 24/09/2014
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 44th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Maintenance of the standing and sessional orders
Parl Paper Number: 171/2013
Date Tabled: 24/06/2013
Date of Government Response: 2/06/2014 View here.
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 43rd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Electronic voting in the House of Representatives
Parl Paper Number: 172/2013
Date Tabled: 24/06/2013
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 43rd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Interim Report No. 4: Monitoring and review of procedural changes implemented in the 43rd Parliament
Parl Paper Number: 438/2012
Date Tabled: 26/11/2012
Date of Government Response: 2/06/2014 View here.
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 43rd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Interim Report No. 3: The effectiveness of reforms to the House committee systems
Parl Paper Number: 60/2012
Date Tabled: 1/03/2012
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 43rd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Interim report No. 2: Monitoring and review of procedural changes implemented in the 43rd Parliament - Referral of bills to committees by the House Selection Committee
Parl Paper Number: 175/2011
Date Tabled: 4/07/2011
Date of Government Response: 1/11/2012 View here.
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 43rd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Interim Report No. 1: Monitoring and review of procedural changes implemented in the 43rd Parliament
Parl Paper Number: 116/2011
Date Tabled: 23/05/2011
Date of Government Response: 1/11/2012 View here.
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 43rd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Building a modern committee system—An inquiry into the effectiveness of the House Committee system
Parl Paper Number: 144/2010
Date Tabled: 21/06/2010
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 42nd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The display of articles: An examination of the practice of the House of Representatives
Parl Paper Number: 201/2009
Date Tabled: 19/10/2009
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
Parliament Number: 42nd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Re-opening the debate: Inquiry into the arrangements for the opening day of Parliament
Parl Paper Number: 489/2008
Date Tabled: 23/10/2008
Date of Government Response: 3/02/2010 View here.
Responded in time Specified: No
Parliament Number: 42nd
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Making a difference: Petitioning the House of Representatives
Parl Paper Number: 189/2007
Date Tabled: 17/09/2007
Date of Government Response: 12/02/2008 View here.
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Options for nursing mothers
Parl Paper Number: 126/2007
Date Tabled: 21/06/2007
Date of Government Response: 12/02/2008 View here.
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Motion to suspend standing orders and condemn a Member: Report on events of 10 October 2006
Parl Paper Number: 431/2006
Date Tabled: 7/12/2006
Date of Government Response: 4/06/2013 View here.
Responded in time Specified: No
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Encouraging an interactive Chamber
Parl Paper Number: 430/2006
Date Tabled: 7/12/2006
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Maintenance of the Standing and Sessional Orders: Second Report, Review of sessional orders adopted on 17 March 2005 and 9 February 2006; and other matters
Parl Paper Number: 294/2006
Date Tabled: 31/10/2006
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Learning from other Parliaments: study program 2006
Parl Paper Number: 179/2006
Date Tabled: 4/09/2006
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Maintenance of the Standing and Sessional Orders (First Report)
Parl Paper Number: 64/06
Date Tabled: 27/03/2006
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Procedures relating to House committees
Parl Paper Number: 451/2005
Date Tabled: 5/12/2005
Date of Government Response: 7/12/2005
Responded in time Specified: Yes
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: A history of the Procedure Committee on its 20th anniversary - Procedural reform in the House of Representatives: 1985–2005
Parl Paper Number: 431/2005
Date Tabled: 28/11/2005
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Media coverage of House proceedings: Including the Chamber, Main Committee and committees - Final report
Parl Paper Number: 259/2005
Date Tabled: 10/10/2005
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: No
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The Anticipation Rule
Parl Paper Number: 82/2005
Date Tabled: 14/03/2005
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 41st
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Media coverage of House proceedings: Including the Chamber, Main Committee and committees – Interim Report
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 9/08/2004
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Arrangements for joint meetings with the Senate
Parl Paper Number: 151/2004
Date Tabled: 21/06/2004
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Renaming the Main Committee
Parl Paper Number: 118/2004
Date Tabled: 3/06/2004
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Trial of additional tellers
Parl Paper Number: 408/2003
Date Tabled: 1/12/2003
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Arrangements for second reading speeches
Parl Paper Number: 407/2003
Date Tabled: 1/12/2003
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Revised Standing Orders
Parl Paper Number: 394/2003
Date Tabled: 24/11/2003
Date of Government Response: 24/06/2004
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: House Estimates: Consideration of the annual estimates by the House of Representatives
Parl Paper Number: 211/2003
Date Tabled: 13/10/2003
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Review of the conduct of divisions
Parl Paper Number: 163/2003
Date Tabled: 18/08/2003
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Sessional Order 344
Parl Paper Number: 119/2003
Date Tabled: 19/06/2003
Date of Government Response: 24/06/2004
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Discussion Paper Proposed Revised Standing Orders
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 16/09/2002
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Discussion Paper Proposed Revised Standing Orders
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 16/09/2002
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 40th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Balancing tradition and progress: Procedures for the opening of Parliament
Parl Paper Number: 165/01
Date Tabled: 27/08/2001
Date of Government Response: 23/06/2005 View here.
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 39th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Promoting community involvement in the work of committees: Conference of committee chairs, deputy chairs and secretaries
Parl Paper Number: 114/01
Date Tabled: 18/06/2001
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 39th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Second Chamber: Enhancing the Main Committee
Parl Paper Number: 158/00
Date Tabled: 14/08/2000
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 39th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: e-motions: The electronic transaction of questions, answers and notices of motion and related matters
Parl Paper Number: 76/00
Date Tabled: 12/04/2000
Date of Government Response: 6/12/2000
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 39th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: It’s your House: Community involvement in the procedures and practices of the House of Representatives and its committees
Parl Paper Number: 363/99
Date Tabled: 22/11/1999
Date of Government Response: 10/10/2000
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 39th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Ten years on: A review of the House of Representatives committee system
Parl Paper Number: 91/98
Date Tabled: 1/06/1998
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 38th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Provision for Members to make short speeches in the Main Committee
Parl Paper Number: 184/97
Date Tabled: 20/10/1997
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 38th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Review of reports of previous Procedure Committees which have not received a government response
Parl Paper Number: 350/96
Date Tabled: 2/12/1996
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 38th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Conduct of Divisions
Parl Paper Number: 290/96
Date Tabled: 18/11/1996
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 38th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Bills - Consideration in Detail – Review of the operation of standing order 226
Parl Paper Number: 190/96
Date Tabled: 28/10/1996
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 38th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The operation of standing order 143: Questions to Members other than Ministers
Parl Paper Number: 115/96
Date Tabled: 16/09/1996
Date of Government Response: 10/10/1996
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 38th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Procedures for the opening of Parliament
Parl Paper Number: 159/95
Date Tabled: 16/10/1995
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 37th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Time for review: Bills, questions and working hours
Parl Paper Number: 108/95
Date Tabled: 19/06/1995
Date of Government Response: 29/11/1995
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 37th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Application of modern technology to committee proceedings
Parl Paper Number: 364/94
Date Tabled: 5/12/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 37th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: About time: Bills, questions and working hours – Inquiry into reform of the House of Representatives
Parl Paper Number: 194/93
Date Tabled: 28/10/1993
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 37th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The standing orders governing disorder and strangers
Parl Paper Number: 243/92
Date Tabled: 15/10/1992
Date of Government Response: 19/06/1997
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The standing orders governing questions seeking information
Parl Paper Number: 179/92
Date Tabled: 25/06/1992
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The standing orders governing the Speaker, Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Officers
Parl Paper Number: 101/92
Date Tabled: 30/04/1992
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Seconding of private Members' notices of motion
Parl Paper Number: 102/92
Date Tabled: 30/04/1992
Date of Government Response: 19/06/1997
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Disclosure of in camera evidence
Parl Paper Number: 295/91
Date Tabled: 14/11/1991
Date of Government Response: 19/06/1997
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The standing orders governing: General rule for conduct of business and procedures for the opening of Parliament
Parl Paper Number: 167/91
Date Tabled: 6/06/1991
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: A citizen's right of reply
Parl Paper Number: 168/91
Date Tabled: 6/06/1991
Date of Government Response: 19/06/1997
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Private Members' Business: Speech time limits for individual Members and priority to notices for private Members' bills
Parl Paper Number: 51/91
Date Tabled: 6/03/1991
Date of Government Response: 14/03/1991
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Responses to petitions
Parl Paper Number: 267/90
Date Tabled: 6/12/1990
Date of Government Response: 19/06/1997
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Greater opportunities for debate on reports from parliamentary committees
Parl Paper Number: 176/90
Date Tabled: 11/10/1990
Date of Government Response: 6/12/1990
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 36th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The standing orders governing the conduct of committees of the House
Parl Paper Number: 458/89
Date Tabled: 30/11/1989
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 35th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The election of Speaker
Parl Paper Number: 146/89
Date Tabled: 11/05/1989
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 35th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Committee procedures for dealing with witnesses
Parl Paper Number: 100/89
Date Tabled: 13/04/1989
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 35th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Publication of tabled papers
Parl Paper Number: 262/88
Date Tabled: 24/11/1988
Date of Government Response: 19/06/1997
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 35th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The ringing of bells and the Chamber precincts in the new Parliament House and certification of petitions not in the English language
Parl Paper Number: 149/88
Date Tabled: 14/04/1988
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 35th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Improved opportunities for private Members: Proposed sessional orders
Parl Paper Number: 219/87
Date Tabled: 5/11/1987
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 35th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The standing orders and practices which govern the conduct of question time
Parl Paper Number: 354/86
Date Tabled: 27/11/1986
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 34th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Days and hours of sitting and the effective use of the time of the House
Parl Paper Number: 108/86
Date Tabled: 29/05/1986
Date of Government Response: 15/09/1987
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 34th
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Alternative opportunities for Members to concisely address the House
Parl Paper Number: 207/85
Date Tabled: 24/05/1985
Date of Government Response: 29/11/1985
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
Parliament Number: 34th
A copy of the report is available online.

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