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House of Representatives

House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of Australia's Commonwealth Parliament. There are 150 representatives elected by the Australian people. The House of Representatives is the house in which government is formed.

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About the House of Representatives

An introduction to the Parliament of Australia House of Representatives and its composition, functions, sitting pattern, committees, the Chamber, the main committee, the Speaker etc.

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Members

You can browse current members by electorate, party, gender, surname or state; or you can search for your local member by name, postcode or electorate. Members homepages provide parliamentary and electorate address and contact details, their biography, first speech and external links.

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Contacting senators and members

Contact list of senators and members with address labels, CSV files and how to address senators and members

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House of Representatives committees

The House committees page provides a list of the committees; information on how to participate in committee inquiry processes; the role, powers and procedures of committees; committee reports and contact details.

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Research and education

The House of Representatives publishes a range of information about the work of the House and the Parliament. This page contains Infosheets, research, external resources and links to discover your house, education and powers, practices and procedures.

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Speaker of the House of Representatives

Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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