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Parliament in lockdown ahead of law changes

Story Published: 22 Sep 2014

MORE federal police patrolling Parliament House ahead of law changes

Legislation, News, Parliament, Parliament House, Terrorism

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...

Code Of Conduct, Harry Woods, Parliament

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...

Bob Brown, Federal Government, Parliament, Peter Slipper, Speaker

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...

Christopher Pyne, Coalition, Labor, Parliament, Question Time

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...

Australian Government, Parliament, Peter Slipper, Politics, Speaker, Tony Abbott, Vote

Palmer voting in Parliament less than 10% of the time

Story Published: 17 Sep 2014

CLIVE Palmer has voted on less than 10% of issues in Parliament, making him the lowest-voting MP in the House of...

Clive Palmer, Editors Picks, Parliament, Politics

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...

Australian Government, Parliament, Politics

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...

Asylum Seekers, Chris Bowen, Parliament, Scott Morrison

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...

Australian Workers' Union, Julia Gillard, Julie Bishop, Parliament, Tony Abbott

Bruce takes centre stage in Canberra

Story Published: 11 Sep 2012

A NUMBER of federal lower house Queensland MPs from both sides of the chamber have squared off over Bruce Hwy funding in...

Bruce Highway, Graham Perrett, Parliament, Paul Neville

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