Question Time report tabled

The House Standing Committee on Procedure today tabled A window on the House, its report into the practices and procedures relating to Question Time. ‘The Committee is recommending a package of changes to improve how Question Time operates,’ the Chair of the Committee, Mr Ross Vasta, said. ‘The inquiry looked not just at the rules for questions and answers…

REPORT: Question Time

Question time plays an important, critical review function in the House. In 2019 the Procedure Committee decided to inquire into the practices and procedures relating to this unique and very visible part of the parliamentary day. We were keen to hear directly from the public as part of our inquiry. As well as inviting submissions,…

3 MINUTE STATEMENT: Women’s Safety

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Minister for Women’s Safety and Minister for Families and Social Services, the Hon. Anne Ruston, for visiting my electorate of Bonner and meeting with local groups from across the women’s safety sector recently. It was a timely visit to address the topic of women’s equality, economic…