members of parliament

Article
16 March 2017

Recent commentary on the rules governing politicians’ declaration of financial interests has highlighted the ease with which they are circumvented and the laxity with which they are enforced,...

Guide
20 February 2017

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

Article
23 June 2016

The manner in which Parakeelia has buried its beak in the national feed tray is, once the legal chicanery is stripped away, as brutally simple as laundering drug money through a casino, writes...

Article
19 May 2016

Greens leader Richard Di Natale failed to declare his family farm in Victoria's Otway Ranges for fifteen months, breaching parliamentary rules and potentially placing him in ‘serious contempt’ of...

Guide
15 March 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...

Report
22 February 2016

The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and comment. This research paper sets out major changes to the parliamentary remuneration and...

Report
24 March 2011

This report is the first comprehensive review of federal parliamentary entitlements conducted in over thirty-five years.