Dissolution of the House - effect on House business

This note provides advice on House of Representatives proceedings affecting departments and agencies following the dissolution of both Houses under section 57 of the Constitution with effect from 9 am on Monday, 9 May 2016.


The dissolution brings to an end all proceedings of the House of Representatives and its committees, as well as joint committees.


Business is affected as follows;

Any queries concerning these or related matters may be directed to the relevant office:


Table Office 02 6277 4808

Committee Office 02 6277 4616

Serjeant’s Office 02 6277 4889

Clerk’s Office 02 6277 4113