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Code of conduct suggestion 'crap'

Story Published: 15 May 2012

FORMER minister Harry Woods says attracting better calibre candidates, and not a code of conduct, is the key to improving...

Brown surprised Slipper was promoted

Story Published: 24 Apr 2012

RETIRING Greens Senator Bob Brown said he was not consulted prior to Peter Slipper being promoted to the role of Speaker of...

New Question Time should highlight local issues: Pyne

Story Published: 31 Jan 2013

LOCAL issues could get specific consideration in the Australian parliament if reforms proposed by the Coalition are...

Abbott claims Coalition will accept vote of Peter Slipper

Story Published: 10 Oct 2012

TONY Abbott says the Coalition will accept the vote of Sunshine Coast MP Peter Slipper, whose time as Speaker of the...

Asylum seeker bill passes

Story Published: 15 Aug 2012

A RARE handshake celebrated the passage of the long-awaited asylum seeker bill through the House of Representatives in...

Parliament returns to secrecy with exclusion of FOI requests

Story Published: 19 Jun 2013

THE Parliament of Australia is again excluded from FOI requests, after a bill to restore the exclusion passed the Senate...

Parliament to heat up amid Gillard's fraud allegations

Story Published: 26 Nov 2012

THE final sitting of Parliament is expected to be toxic this week as the Opposition limbers up to confront the Prime...

Committee to consider statement

Story Published: 22 May 2012

PARLIAMENT’S Privileges Committee will consider whether embattled MP Craig Thomson misled the House of Representatives with...

I don't know Slipper that well: PM

Story Published: 23 Apr 2012

UPDATE: PRIME Minister Julia Gillard says she did not know Peter Slipper "personally or well" when she...

Politicians trickle in to Canberra for official opening

Story Published: 11 Nov 2013

POLITICIANS have arrived in Canberra for the official opening of the 44th Parliament on Tuesday.

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