This website helps you keep track of what’s happening in the House and quickly find the information you need. Here’s your guide to following the happenings at Parliament.
Click on the headings below to reveal the different areas on the website that help you follow what's happening.
Parliament by the week
This Week in Parliament is an overview of what to expect in the House and Select Committees each sitting week. It is published on the Monday of every sitting week.
This schedule lists all committee business being conducted for the week.
This statement outlines the business the Government intends to place before the House in the following week. It is usually delivered by the Leader of the House every sitting Thursday.
The Business Committee makes decisions about many proceedings of the House and committees. These include, for example, extended sitting hours and the time to be spent on a particular item of business in the House.
Parliament by the day
Today in the House (video)
Tune in around midday each sitting day to hear the Speaker run through what’s expected in the House.
The Order Paper lists all House business for each sitting day – think of it as Parliament’s daily agenda. See the related links below for a guide on how to read the Order Paper.
Read the oral questions that will be asked during Question Time. These are published each sitting day before the House meets.
Read what’s been said in the House.
- Oral questions and answers are published within two hours of the end of the question.
- The first draft transcript of a speech in a debate is generally published within two to three hours of being delivered in the House.