Text, video and audio of Senator Rex Patrick's maiden speech. Representing South Australia, Patrick is a member of the Nick Xenophon Team and replaced Xenophon in the Senate.
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Text, video and audio of PM Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison announcing a royal commission into the banks and the financial sector.
Text, video and audio of the first speech to the Senate by Senator Jordon Steele-John, Australian Greens member for Western Australia.
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Video, audio and text of condolence speeches for Doug Everingham by Mike Freelander, Greg Hunt and Michelle Landry.
Video of Speaker Tony Smith's announcement to the House of Representatives of the death of former Liberal MP John Bourchier.
Text, video and audio of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's personal explanation concerning his renunciation of British citizenship.
Video, audio and text of speeches by PM Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten in the condolence motion for Doug Everingham, former ALP member for Capricornia and Minister for Health in the Whitlam governments.
Text, video and audio of Senate motions referring Fiona Nash and Nick Xenophon to the High Court for determination of their eligibility under Section 44(i) of the Constitution.
Text, video and audio of statement by Senate President Stephen Parry on burqa wearing in the chamber.