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

Seinfeld comes to Canberra: a parliament about nothing!

Story Published: 7 Nov 2014

THE cast of Seinfeld has been seamlessly placed into every day Australian politics with hilarious results.

Editors Picks, Entertainment, Parliament, Politics, Seinfeld

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

Flag waver's parents shamed in parliament

Story Published: 6 Nov 2014

THE parents of a flag-waving child who caused Melbourne Cup runner Araldo to spook and break its leg have been shamed in...

Editors Picks, Horse Racing, Melbourne Cup, Parliament

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

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

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