Video, audio and transcript of maiden speech by Senator David Smith (ALP-ACT). Smith was elected in a special recount to replace Katy Gallagher, who was disqualified for dual citizenship under Section 44 of the Constitution.
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Text, video and audio of maiden speech by Senator Amanda Stoker (LNP-Qld). Stoker filled a casual vacancy created by the resignation of Senator George Brandis.
A look at Country Party representation in Tasmania in the 1920s, in the light of statements made following Senator Steve Martin's defection to The Nationals.
Video, audio and text of House of Representatives proceedings relating to Speaker Tony Smith's announcement of July 28 as the date for five by-elections.
An analysis of the claim that no government has won a by-election from the Opposition since 1911. It's not true.
Text, audio and video of maiden speech by Senator Kristina Keneally (ALP-NSW).
Video, audio and transcript of maiden speech by Senator Steve Martin (Independent-Tasmania). Martin replaced Jacqui Lambie in the Senate, following her resignation due to dual citizenship.
Video of NSW ALP Senator Kristina Keneally's swearing-in in the Senate chamber on February 15, 2018.
The Liberal Senator Jim Molan delivered his first speech to the Senate on February 14, 2018. Molan acknowledged the unique circumstances of his election. From seventh place on the coalition’s NSW Senate ticket, he found himself chosen to serve eighteen months after the 2016 federal election. Senator Fiona Nash (Nat) was disqualified by the High […]
This page provides statistical data on the revised Second Turnbull Ministry, as announced on December 19, 2017. The 42-member executive includes 23 Cabinet ministers (up from 22), 7 members of the Outer Ministry (down from 8) and 12 Assistant Ministers/Parliamentary Secretaries. There are five new Cabinet members, three of whom – Bridget McKenzie, John McVeigh […]