Parliament Now

A usual sitting day in Parliament

House of Representatives yesterday afternoon

  • Note how few are in the chamber during Members Statements, then walk in for Question Time.
  • Note behaviour of members during Question Time…. 🙂
  • Note how long it takes the PM to answer a question
  • Note the role of Speaker during Question Time (remember, this is his first week)
  • Debate over use of props (are ‘Diamonds’ scarves props?)
  • Note order of Questions: one from the Opposition, one from the Government back bench
  • @ 1:39:40 – Christopher Pyne warning of if ALP ever comes back
  • @ 1:40:50 – Member for Griffith will excuse herself under Section 94a