Video, audio and transcript of maiden speech to the House of Representatives by Phillip Thompson, Liberal National Party member for Herbert (Qld).
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The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut interest rates for the second month in a row, slicing another 0.25% off the cash rate, reducing it to 1%.
Official illustration of the House of Representatives seating plan, as of July 2, 2019.
Speeches by PM Scott Morrison, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and Governor-General David Hurley, following Hurley's swearing-in ceremony.
Retired General David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s 27th Governor-General. The ceremony to install Hurley in place of Sir Peter Cosgrove took place in the Senate chamber at Parliament House. Hurley, 65, was the 38th Governor of New South Wales from 2014 to 2019. Complete list of Governors-General Since 1901 Listen to the […]
Historical account of the June 30, 1917 by-election in the Tasmanian seat of Darwin.
Watch Morrison’s speech (34m): Listen to Morrison (34m): Transcript of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s “Where We Live” Address to Asialink-Bloomberg. PRIME MINISTER SCOTT MORRISON: Thank you to Asialink and Bloomberg for the opportunity to address you here today prior to my attending the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Osaka this weekend. Today I want to talk […]
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove has issued a proclamation summoning the 46th Parliament to meet on July 2.
Senator Cory Bernardi has announced that he will disband the Australian Conservatives Party, following its poor showing in the 2019 federal election. There is speculation that Bernardi might rejoin the Liberal Party or leave the Senate altogether.
The Australian Electoral Commission has returned the writs for the 2019 federal election. The election is now officially over.