In the House – Tuesday 20 September 2022

Like other jurisdictions around the world, over the past two weeks the NSW Parliament has performed a role in the ceremonial and other events that have marked the passing of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. These have included the proclamation of the King by Her Excellency the Governor at NSW Parliament, and the offering … Continue reading In the House – Tuesday 20 September 2022

Sitting day recap - 11 August 2022

In the House – Thursday 11 August 2022

Bills, bills, bills! Bills dominated proceedings on Thursday, with six bills being passed by the House. A joint sitting was also held, with the House welcoming a new member. Let's learn more about the day's busy proceedings… VACANT SEAT IN THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL - JOINT SITTING Proceedings were interrupted on Thursday for a joint sitting … Continue reading In the House – Thursday 11 August 2022

Sitting day recap - 10 August 2022

In the House – Wednesday 10 August 2022

Wednesday was private members' day in the House. A number of orders of papers and motions were considered and a private member's bill reached the second reading debate stage. Read on to learn more about the day's proceedings... Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Animal Sentience) Bill 2022 In the afternoon of the Wednesday sitting, … Continue reading In the House – Wednesday 10 August 2022

Sitting day recap of 9 August 2022

In the House – Tuesday 9 August 2022

After a six-week winter break, the House returned to consider range of business including a disallowance motion and two bills. The formal resignation of Ms Cusack after 19 years of service with the Legislative Council was also announced. Let's explore the day's proceedings... Motion of Ms Boyd to disallow the Crimes Amendment (Major Facilities) Regulation … Continue reading In the House – Tuesday 9 August 2022

Twin Peeks: Meet the Deputy Clerk of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, Jefferson Halu

In May we introduced you to the Deputy Clerk of the Bougainville House of Representatives, Peter Topura. Now in this special video blog, it's time to introduce Peter's equivalent in the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, Jefferson Halu. Watch our interview between Jefferson and Beverly Duffy, the Chair of the NSW Parliament's Twinning Steering Committee … Continue reading Twin Peeks: Meet the Deputy Clerk of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, Jefferson Halu

In the House - 23 June 2022

In the House – Thursday 23 June 2022

Thursday brought a busy agenda to conclude the autumn sitting session, starting with the launch of the President's new video series, The Immortals. The House then proceeded to agree to five bills, including the appropriation bills, and debated two disallowance motions before longstanding and accomplished member the Honourable Catherine Cusack stood to give her valedictory … Continue reading In the House – Thursday 23 June 2022

In the House - 22 June 2022

In the House – Wednesday 22 June 2022

This sitting was another busy private members' day, with three private members' bills introduced, two private members bills debated, and the House agreeing to a number of general motions and orders for papers. Read on to see how things unfolded…  Criminal Assets Recovery (Unexplained Wealth) Bill 2022 Mr Secord (Labor) introduced the Criminal Assets Recovery … Continue reading In the House – Wednesday 22 June 2022

In the House – Tuesday 21 June 2022

Significantly, Tuesday saw the roll-out of live captioning of proceedings of the House and committees in the Legislative Council, and indeed across the Parliament. The House also debated two censure motions and two Government bills – read on to find out more. Amendment to broadcasting resolution to allow for live captioning Minister Tudehope (Liberal) moved … Continue reading In the House – Tuesday 21 June 2022