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Research report

11 Feb 2010

• Siphoning refers to the practice used by pay television broadcasters by which they appropriate, or ‘siphon off’ certain events that have been traditionally shown on free-to-air television so that viewers who do not subscribe to their services are unable to view those events....

Research report

22 Jan 2010

Responsibility for implementing workers‘ compensation schemes and workplace health and safety in Australia has traditionally resided with state and territory governments. This paper chronicles the growing role of the Commonwealth.

Research report

17 Dec 2009

This background note details the approach taken in Australia and some overseas parliaments to codes of conduct for ministers and members of parliament, registers of interests, the post-separation employment of ministers and the use of ethics commissioners in providing advice on and/or conducting investigations...

Research report

19 Nov 2009

The rules on the admittance of visitors or ‘strangers’ within the parliamentary chambers have a long history in the Westminster tradition of parliamentary practice. Over the past 30 years there has been a dramatic increase in the representation of women in Parliament and some of...

Research report

11 Sep 2009

This Background Note focuses on citizenship within the context of Commonwealth legislation and does not attempt an analysis of the meaning of Australian citizenship or different theories of citizenship.

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Guide

18 Dec 2017

This quick guide provides a list of key Australian sources, and some high level international resources, that assist in understanding the Australian energy market.

Research report

15 Dec 2017

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States each have some combination of parliamentary/congressional, independent and judicial oversight of their intelligence agencies, in addition to accountability through the executive branch. However, there are differences in the nature and scope of each of...

Research report

14 Dec 2017

Parliament House, which was officially opened in 1988, is the home of the Parliament of Australia. This paper presents a chronology of key events in Australia's Parliament House during 2016.

Guide

14 Dec 2017

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.

Guide

24 Nov 2017

This Quick Guide provides a chronological list of bills relating to marriage equality introduced into the federal parliament, including bills restored to the Notice Paper or reintroduced in a later parliament.

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