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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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Abbott distances himself from threat of higher taxes

Story Published: 26 Aug 2014

TONY ABBOTT was talking up his unpopular budget yesterday morning as his colleagues gathered for the first sitting of...

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...

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