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Hannah Gobbett


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Research report

10 May 2017

This research paper is designed to answer some of those frequently asked questions about who was the first, youngest, oldest, most often (and so forth) in Australian federal politics. The focus is on records for the Commonwealth Parliament, although a few significant records relate to members of...

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12 Jan 2017

Provides an overview of the issues and outcome for the 15 October 2016 election for the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly.

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Since the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) gained self-government in 1989 the ACT has had a unicameral...

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09 Sep 2016

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This paper chronicles Commonwealth Members of Parliament (MPs) who are identified as having engaged in active service in the Australian Defence Forces during the Second World War, based on the Department of Veterans’ Affairs World War 2 Nominal Roll.

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29 Aug 2016

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  • This paper provides a brief overview of the party and gender composition of the 45th Parliament of Australia.
  • A double dissolution election was held on 2 July 2016 whereby all seats in the House of Representatives andSenate were up for election.
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15 Mar 2016

This Quick Guide provides direct links to key websites, information and documents relating to women in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, as well as women in the State and Territory Parliaments.

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Research report

09 Nov 2015

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Although political families are sometimes viewed pejoratively as ‘dynasties’ perhaps, as political scientist Professor John Warhurst proposes, there is ‘a political gene that not only attracts members of the same family to politics but gives them the personal...

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02 Oct 2015

Provides information about Indigenous Australian federal and state parliamentarians, from the  election of the first Indigenous Australian to federal Parliament.

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This Quick Guide provides information about Indigenous Australian federal and state...

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Technical report

29 Jun 2015

Overview: This Quick Guide provides information about Indigenous Australian federal and state parliamentarians, from the election of the first Indigenous Australian to federal Parliament - former Senator Sir Neville Bonner - until June 2015. 

For the purposes of this...

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26 Feb 2015

Summary: This Quick Guide contains the most recent table showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender. It takes into account the results of the 2015 Queensland state election and the South Australian by-election for Davenport, both held on 31 January...

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19 Sep 2014

This paper chronicles the 125 Commonwealth Members of Parliament identified as having served during the Colonial wars and/or the First World War.

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This research paper is a companion to a previous Parliamentary Library publication, Commonwealth...

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