Frequently Asked Questions
People have many questions about Parliament. We have listed some of the
more frequently asked ones below..
Also see the list of Frequently
Asked Questions Relating to the Senate and
Relating to the House of Representatives
Is there an index to the information
available on the Parliament's site?
Is Hansard up on the Internet?
How can I find subject information
on politics or on political issues?
When is Parliament sitting?
What legislation is before
the current Parliament?
What has the Parliamentary Library
How do I find the names of Opposition
Leaders or Ministers or Prime Ministers since 1901?
What election and referendum information
How do I find information about
Committees or get Committee transcripts?
Is there an overview of Parliament?
About Senators and Members:
How can I contact Senators
and Members of Parliament?
How can I contact the Prime
How can I find biographical
information on Members and Senators?
How can I find the home page
of a Member or a Senator?
How can I find the current
Ministry and Shadow Ministry?
How can I find numbers of party
representation in the Senate and House of Representatives?
What Australian and overseas
political parties have home pages?
Where can I find information
on government departments and agencies?
Which other Parliaments are on the
Does the Governor-General have
a home page?
Some Hansard information and bills information
is in PDF format.
Who do I contact about art works
in Parliament House?