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ANZACATT Annual General Meeting 2014 - Agenda
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President's Report for 2002
President's Report for 2003
President's Report for 2004
President's Report for 2005
President's Report for 2006
President's Report for 2007
President's Report for 2008
President's Report for 2010
President's Report for 2011
President's Report for 2012
President's Report for 2013
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Financial Statements 2007-08
Financial Statements 2008-09
Financial Statements 2009-10
Financial Statements for 2006-07
Financial Statements for 2010-2011
Financial Statements for 2011-2012
Financial Statements for 2012-2013
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Draft Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2013, Canberra
Minutes of Annual General meeting - January 2002, Canberra
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2003, Alice Springs
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2005, Wellington, New Zealand
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2006, Brisbane, Queensland
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2007, Perth, Western Australia
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2008, Hobart, Tasmania
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2009, Norfolk Island
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2010, Canberra
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2011, Adelaide
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2012, Melbourne
Minutes of Annual General Meeting - January 2014, Darwin
Hide details for Proposal to amend the ANZACATT ConstitutionProposal to amend the ANZACATT Constitution
Proposal to amend the ANZACATT Constitution
Hide details for ANZACATT Parliamentary Law, Practice and Procedure CourseANZACATT Parliamentary Law, Practice and Procedure Course
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Hide details for 20042004
Limits to select committee investigations - A New Zealand perspective - Paper by Kirsten Lambert, House of Representatives, New Zealand
Parliamentary Papers and Parliamentary Privilege: A case for continued vigilance - Paper by Nigel Lake, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
Pegging Parliamentary Privilege in Western Australia - Paper by Andrew Young, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia (now Legislative Council, Victoria)
The Practice of Proroguing the Parliament and the Effect on House of Representatives and Senate Committees - Paper by Dr Anna Dacre, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
The Research Involving Embryos and Prohibition of Human Cloning Bill 2002: Procedure and practice issues in its passage through the House of Representatives - Paper by Jason Sherd, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
The role of the privileges committee and the relevancy of a penal jurisdiction of a House in current-day Parliaments - Paper by Robert Macdonald, Legislative Assembly, Victoria
The Victorian Legislative Council's revised Sessional Orders: in theory and practice - Paper by Dr Stephen Redenbach, Legislative Council, Victoria
Why the Conference procedure remains the preferred method for resolving disputes between the two Houses of the South Australian Parliament - Paper by Rick Crump, House of Assembly, South Australia
"Being mauled in the 'Bear Pit'"!!! Opportunities for and the effectiveness of Opposition and Independent Members in the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales - Paper by Stephanie Hesford, Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
Hide details for 20052005
A question of dissent: Dissent from the Speaker's ruling in the House of Representatives, 1983 to 2004 - Paper by Sonia A Palmieri, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
Application of the General Law to Parliamentary Precincts and Departments and Services - Paper by Shelley Banks, House of Representatives, New Zealand
Consideration of the Budget in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly: An Historical and Inter-jurisdictional comparison - Paper by Vicki Buchbach, Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
Matters of Public Importance:An alternative avenue for ministerial accountability? - Paper by Lynne Eveston, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
Members' Electronic Participation in Parliamentary Committees: The NSW Legislative Review Committee - Paper by Mel Keenan, Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
Orders for papers and cabinet confidentiality post Egan v Chadwick - Paper by Beverly Duffy, Legislative Council, New South Wales
Scrutiny of bills by Parliamentary Committees of the Federal Parliament: Is it adequate or successful? - Paper by Stephen Boyd, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
The Anticipation Rule: an unnecessary hamper to debate or a legitimate procedural limitation? - Paper by Margaret Atkin, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
The Impact of New Zealand Parliamentary Committee Inquiries - Paper by Graham Hill, House of Representatives, New Zealand
The Same Question Rule - Paper by Liz Kerr, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
Hide details for 20062006
Accountability or Inability: To what extent does the House of Representatives question time deliver executive accountability comparative to other parliamentary chambers? Is there need for reform? - Paper by Andrew McGowan, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
Recording Parliamentary Debates: A brief history with reference to England and New Zealand - Paper by Kezia Ralphs, New Zealand Parliament
Royal Assent in Victoria - Paper by Kate Murray, Legislative Assembly, Victoria
The purpose, practice and effects of petitioning the Victorian Parliament - Paper by Karen Ellingford, Victorian Parliament
The Role of Questions on Notice in Parliamentary Democracy - Paper by Richard Willis, Parliament of Victoria
The Subsequent use by an Author of their Written Submission to a Parliamentary Committee: Issues of ownership, law, privilege, contempt and practicality - Paper by Paul Grant, Legislative Council, Western Australia
Whistleblower Protection and Disclosures to Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly - Paper by Zac Dadic, Queensland Parliament
Hide details for 20082008
"A Petitions Committee for Queensland - An idea whose time has come?" - Paper by Karen Sampford, Legislative Assembly, Queensland
"Commonwealth-State Financial Relations and the Rudd Labor Government" - Paper by Paige Darby
"Is Parliamentary Privilege Incompatible with a Modern View of the Public Interest?" - Paper by Isla Macphail, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
"Parliament's watchdogs - New Zealand's Officers of Parliament" - Paper by Lesley Ferguson, New Zealand Parliament
"Technical scrutiny of bills in New Zealand" - Paper by Tim Workman, New Zealand Parliament
Hide details for 20092009
"All Rights Reserved: Should parliamentarians maintain their monopoly on rights enjoyment in Australia’s federal Parliament?" - Paper by Eve Gallagher
"David, Goliath and the stone of judicial review: the shield of parliamentary privilege in Stewart v Ronalds" - Paper by Jenelle Moore
"Implication of the National Human Rights Consultation for the Powers and Proceedings of Parliament" - Paper by Alison Clegg
"Legislative Council Elections: A Need for Greater Accountability, Enhancing its Review Function or Fitting with Tasmania's Unique Bicameral Model" - Paper by Nathan Fewkes
"Outsourcing Accountability", Paper by Gerry McInally
"Police Accountability – Independent or Internal Oversight?" - Paper by Jayne McPherson
"Scrutiny of Legislation in Queensland: An examination of the Queensland Parliament’s lawmaking in the first six months of the 53rd Parliament" - Paper by Mary Westcott
"The 1992 New Zealand Senate Option: An Acceptable Second Chamber Model?" - Paper by Ruth Graham
"The place for innovation: Can and should parliamentary committees employ new forums for public participation and new mechanisms for the collection of evidence?" - Paper by Nicola Derigo
"The Punitive Powers of Parliamentary Committees: With a Case Study from South Australia" - Paper by Patrick Dupont
"The Role Of The Clerk In Releasing The Record Of Parliamentary Proceedings: Identifying And Controlling The Risks" - Paper by Val Barrett
"The Role of the Opposition in Standing Committees of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly" - Paper by Scott Nalder
Hide details for 20102010
Historical Contingency and the Origins of Responsible Government - Paper by Bill Pender
"Defeat, Dispute and the Victorian Parliament" - Paper by Annalies Engwerda
"Should Australian Parliaments retain the citizens' right of reply procedure? Is the most prevalent model the best one" - Paper by Alice Jones
"The New South Wales Parliamentary Budget Officer" - Paper by Stewart Smith
Hide details for 20112011
"Coercive Federalism, COAG and Uniform Legislation: A Lethal Mix for the States?" Paper by Tom Wise
"Conscience Voting and the Western Australian Parliament" - Paper by John Seal-Pollard
"Parliament's Diminishing Authority Over the Spending of Public Money" - Paper by Giuseppe D'Angelo
"Political Trust, Community Engagement in Public Policy and the Role of Parliamentary Committees" - Paper by Jane Thomson-Senanayake
"The Financial Initiative of the Crown: Improving the Government's Financial Veto in New Zealand" - Paper by Matthew Louwrens
"What's In It For Me? - The Role of Legislative Assembly Independents in Supporting the Minority Government in the 38th Western Australian Parliament" - Paper by David Worth
Hide details for 20122012
"A Review of Reform: The Referral of Bills to House of Representatives Standing Committees in the 43rd Parliament" Paper by John White
"A review of the Official Information Act 1982" Paper by James Picker
"An evaluation of the Queensland Parliamentary Committee System: from Fitzgerald to recent reforms" Paper by Amanda Honeyman
"International Parliamentary Benchmarks - Benchmarking the Queensland Parliament 2012" Paper by Kym Christensen
"Parliamentary Committees - The Legislature's Version of Administrative Law Review?" paper by Lisa Baxter
"The Executive and the Parliament: how the framework for determining the legislature's funding can weaken the separation of powers" Paper by Sandra Kennedy
"The impact of minority government on executive dominance and legislative scruitiny in the 43rd Parliament" Paper by Ruth Barney
"The window of opportunity: procedural reform in the House of Representatives" paper by Dr Abigail Groves
Hide details for ANZACATT Professional Development Courses and SeminarsANZACATT Professional Development Courses and Seminars
Hide details for January 2003 Alice SpringsJanuary 2003 Alice Springs
Code of Conduct/Ethics - Parliamentary Officers - paper presented by Robyn McClelland, Clerk-Assistant (Table), House of Representatives
"Occupational Health and Safety of Members and Members' Staff and the obligations on the Member, the Speaker and the Clerk" - Paper presented by Mr Tom Duncan, Deputy Clerk and Serjeant-at-Arms, ACT Legislative Assembly
Hide details for January 2004 SydneyJanuary 2004 Sydney
Back to Basics on Privilege - Fundamental Principles - Paper presented by Ian Harris (Reps)
Back to Basics on Privilege: Fundamental Principles and A Survey of Key Cases - Presentation by Lynn Lovelock (NSW) and Dr Gareth Griffiths (NSW)
Benchmarking, KPI's and annual reporting for parliamentary departments, including the use of Member surveys - paper presented by Neil Laurie (Qld)
Contemporary Issues - Some recent UK cases - Presented by David Natzler (Commons)
Contemporary Issues - Waiver of Privilege - Paper presented by John Evans (NSW)
Contemporay Issues - Parliament and the Courts - Presentation by Neil Laurie (Qld)
Guding Principles for Interpreting Standing Orders - Paper presented by John Evans (NSW)
Guiding principles for Interpreting Standing Orders - Paper presented by Peter McHugh (WA)
Guiding Principles for Interpreting Standing Orders - Presentation by Peter McHugh (WA)
Innovative Committee Methods and Evaluation of Committee Performance - Paper presented by Merrin Thompson and Beverly Duffy (NSW)
Innovative Committee Methods and Evaluation of Committee Performance - Presentation by Robyn Webber (Reps)
Innovative Committee Methods and Evaluation of Committee Performance - Questions for Consideration
Interpretation of Standing Orders - principle, pragmatism and pedantry - Paper presented by Donna Tunnicliffe (NZ)
Plenary Session: Parliamentary Scrutiny and Regulatory Bodies - includes Panel Discussion with Professor Allan Fels, Dean of the Australian and New Zealand School of Government and formerly Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and Professor Dennis Pearce, Australian National University and formerly Commonwealth Ombudsman
Plenary session: Parliamentary Scrutiny and Regulatory Bodies - Presentation by Carol Rankin (NZ)
Plenary session: Parliamentary Scrutiny and Regulatory Bodies - Presentation in relation to recent reports of the Hansard Society
Plenary Session: Responsible Government and the Institution of Parliament - Guest Speakers Bret Walker SC, former President of the Law Council of Australia and NSW Bar Association and Dr John Uhr, Australian National University
Quality Conrol of Committee Reports Content - Paper presented by Les Gonye (NSW)
Quality Control of Committee Report Content - Presentation by Fay Paterson (NZ)
"Real Life" Privilege Scenarios
Hide details for January 2005 WellingtonJanuary 2005 Wellington
Workshop: Ethics - Imparting 'Parliamentary' Ethics to New Staff - Paper by: Ronda Miller, assisted by Gillian Gould and Lynlee Earles - Includes workshop report
Workshop: Free Speech and Article 9: A review of recent cases and emerging issues - powerpoint presentation - Neil Laurie
Workshop: Fundamentals of Privilege - Why, What & Wherefore - Power Point Presentation - Lynn Lovelock
Workshop: Natural Justice Issues for Committees - Workshop report - syndicate team led by Brenton Holmes
Workshop: Natural Justice Issues for Committees - Workshop Report - Syndicate Team Led by Robyn McClelland
Workshop: Natural Justice Issues for Parliamentary Committees - Paper presented by Robyn McClelland, House of Representatives, Australia and Robina Jaffray, Legislative Assembly, ACT
Workshop: Parliamentary Organisational and Administration Models - paper presented by David Elder (House of Reps. Australia)
Workshop: Parliamentary Organisational and Administration Models - paper presented by Malcolm Lehman
Workshop: Parliamentary Organisational and Administration Models - Workshop Report - Syndicate Team led by Malcolm Lehman, South Australia
Workshop: Parliamentary Proceedings - Exercises from the workshop
Workshop: Parliamentary Proceedings - Guidelines for members on the status and handling of their records and correspondence - House of Representatives, Australia - part of paper presented by David Bridges and David Blunt
Workshop: Parliamentary Proceedings - Workshop Report - Syndicate Team led by David Bridges, South Australia
Workshop: Parliamentary Proceedings - "Handling of Members' records and documents: Common questions", House of Representatives Standing Committee of Privileges - part of paper presented by David Bridges and David Blunt
Workshop: Parliamentary Proceedings - "How can the needs of investigate authorities and the application of privilege to some Members' papers be balanced?" - Paper presented by David Bridges, South Australia and David Blunt, New South wales
Workshop: Parliamentary Proceedings - "Policing Functions within the Parliamentary Precincts: Anagreement between the Speaker of the House of Representatives of New Zealand and the New Zealand Commissioner of Police" - part of paper presented by David Bridges and David Blunt
Workshop: Preparation for Life at the Table - Summary of Survey Responses
Workshop: Preparation for Life at the Table - workshop report - syndicate team led by Donna Tunnicliffe
Workshop: Staffing Models for Committees - Comparison of ACT and NT Committee Staffing Models
Workshop: Staffing Models for Committees - Comparison of South Australia and Western Australia
Workshop: Staffing Models for Committees - Workshop Report - Syndicate Team Led by David Horton
Workshop: Staffing Models for Committees - Workshop Report - Syndicate team led by Mia Betjeman
Workshop: Staffing Models for Parliamentary Committees - paper presented by Mia Betjeman, Part One
Workshop: Staffing Models for Parliamentary Committees - paper presented by Mia Betjeman, Part Two
Workshop: Statutory Secrecy - Case Study Australian Parliament Joint Parliamentary Committee on the National Crime Authority
Workshop: Statutory Secrecy - Case Study Australian Parliament Joint Select Committee on Certain Aspects of the Operation and Interpretation of the Family Law Act
Workshop: Statutory Secrecy - "The Application of the Secrecy Provisions of the Casino Control Authority Act 1992 to the Proceedings of a Parliamentary Committee" - Paper presented by Warren Cahill, Legislative Council NSW
Workshop: Statutory Secrecy Provisions - Case Study Western Australian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 1988 - Session Presenter, Peter McHugh
Workshop: Statutory Secrecy Provisions - Power Point Presentation - Session Presenter, Peter McHugh
Workshop: Statutory Secrecy Provisions Overview - Session Presenter, Peter McHugh
Hide details for January 2006 BrisbaneJanuary 2006 Brisbane
Measuring the Performance of Units - Powerpoint presentation by Mr Michael Hickey, Director of Corporate Services, Legislative Assembly, Queensland
Measuring the performance of units: Innovative methods to measure the outcomes of a parliamentary service - Paper presented by Mr Michael Hickey, Director of Corporate Services, Legislative Assembly, Queensland
Measuring the performance of units: Innovative methods to measure the outcomes of a parliamentary service - Paper presented by Mr Rick Crump, Parliamentary Officer (Votes and Proceedings), House of Assembly, South Australia
Professional Development and Training Programs for Parliamentary Officers - Powerpoint presentation by Ms Lyndal Bates, Acting Research Director, Travelsafe Committee, Queensland Parliament
Reporting on Performance: Internal and external reporting methods - Paper presented by Ms Robyn McClelland, Clerk Assistant (Table), House of Representatives
Reporting the proceedings of parliament in the information age - Where we are and where we could go... - Paper presented by Ms Lucinda Osmond, Chief Hansard Reporter, Legislative Assembly, Queensland
Strategic human resource management in the parliamentary context - Paper presented by Mr Mark Swinson, Deputy Clerk, Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
Strategic Human Resources: Employee Retention, Culture and Development - Powerpoint presentation by Mr Rob Hunter, Deputy Executive Manager and Human Resources Manager, Parliamentary Services Department, Western Australia
Strategies for sharing information between parliaments and developing shared or common infomation systems for common business needs - Powerpoint presentation by Mr John Mandy, Deputy Clerk, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
Strategies for sharing information between parliaments and developing shared or common information systems for common business needs - Paper presented by Mr John Mandy, Deputy Clerk, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
Strategies for sharing information between parliaments and developing shared or common information systems for common business needs - Powerpoint presentation by Ms Mary Seefried, Queensland Parliamentary Librarian
The Ethical Dimension - Professional Ethics and Clerks-at-the-Table - Notes for presentation by Mr Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory
Workshop: Reporting on performance - internal and external reporting methods - Rapporteur's Workshop Report
Workshop: Reporting the proceedings of Parliament in the information age - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop: Strategic and operational planning - Rapporteur's report
Workshop: Strategic human resource management in the parliamentary context - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop: Strategic Planning in Parliamentary Environment - Powerpoint presentation conducted by Ms Elaine Schofield, Manager, Employee and Corporate Services, Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
Workshop: Strategies for sharing information between parliaments and developing shared or common information systems for common business needs - Rapporteur's Report
Hide details for January 2007 PerthJanuary 2007 Perth
Broken Engagement: Apathy or Overload - Paper presented by Carol Rankin, Robyn Smith and Rachel Stone
Committee Administrative Issues: Disclosure of committee information and material both unauthorised and authorised - Exercises for workshop
Committee and House related Information Technology issues including the use of audio/visual telecommunication - Paper presented by Knut Cudarans, Robert Wilson and Jo Mathers
Committee Privilege: How Houses of Parliament and their committees deal with privilege issues - Paper presented by Claressa Surtees
Committee Privilege: Natural Justice and Protection of Witnesses - Paper presented by Maureen Weeks
Committees, Ethics - Paper presented by Brian Lloyd
Committees: Investigations, Privilege and related matters - Paper presented by Hon George Cash MLC
Disclosure of committee material and information both unauthorised and authorised - Paper presented by Paul Grant
Investigative Report Writing: Information for Participants - Presented by Loraine Abernethie
Investigative Report Writing: Some Parliamentary Perspectives - Paper presented by Mia Betjeman
New defamation legislation and its ramifications for committees. Discussion paper presented by Russell Grove, Hanna Jaireth and Helen Minnican
Options for professional development of Parliamentary staff - Paper presented by Rob Hunter and Robyn McClelland
Parliamentary Privilege and modern communications: A postscript - Paper presented by Neil Laurie
Public Access to Parliament House: Security Issues - Paper presented by David Horton
Public Access to Parliament: Security Issues for Parliament in the Modern World "Balancing Security with Public Access" - Paper presented by Kirsten Robinson
Reluctant Witnesses and grounds for refusing to give evidence - Paper presented by Margot Kerley
Reluctant Witnesses: A New Zealand Perspective - Paper presented by Debbie Angus
The Gutnick case, e-technology and the things parliamentary committees do - Paper presented by Andrew Young
Witnesses and powers of committees - Paper presented by Blair Armitage
Workshop Session C: Committee Investigations - Presented byNigel Lake, Oscar Persichitti and Kate Lawrence
Hide details for January 2008 HobartJanuary 2008 Hobart
A Double Edged Sword - Information Overload and the Impact in Work Practices, Paper presented by David Horton
Chamber Research and Database Support, Presentation by Peter Banson and Sarah Hyslop
Communication Skills and Management Tools, presentation by Peter Carr, Robyn Smith and Simon Patrick
Delivery of information to members of Parliament and the role of the Parliamentary library, presentation by Nola Adcock and "An electronic system for disseminating committee documents to Members - CommDocs, paper by Sharon Bryant
e-CATT Info-share further options, evaluation and feedback, Presentation by Stephanie Hesford and Liz Kerr
e-CATT Info-share, further options, evaulation and feedback, Paper presented by Stephanie Hesford
E-Democracy: Committee Projects and Developments, Paper by Leslie Gonye
E-Democracy: Using the Latest online tools to improve the democratic process, Paper by Joe d'Angelo and Carol Rankin
E-Petitions - The Queensland Experience, Paper presented by Stephen Finnimore
Indentifying and implementing options for technical change: practical strategies, Paper presented by Robyn McClelland and Richard Pye
Information Technology and Security, Presentation by Nigel Pratt and Nigel Lake
Members Services: Evaluation and Assessment, Presentation by Rick Crump, Ronda Miller and Bill Thomson
Our Work in the Parliament - an Historical Perspective and Technology, presentation by Ian Harris
Plenary Session: But Some Things Don't Change, Presentation by Wayne Tunnecliffe
Plenary Session: Tecnological Change, presentation by Lloyd Sokvitne, Senior Manager (Digital Strategies) State Library of Tasmania
Records Management, Presentation by Margaret Krikorian, Lynne Eveston, Julie Langsworth and Michelle Martin
Technology at the Table, Paper presented by Malcolm Peacock and Janeen Robertson
The Development of the Tasmanian Parliamentary Computer System or Why it Works for us, Presentation by Peter Alcock
Voting Systems - A comparative Analysis and the Queensland One Record Project, Presentation by Liz Choat, David Pegram and Annette Henery
Web Design - Concepts and Planning and Parliamentary Internet Sites powerpoint presentation, presented by Malcolm Lehman and Pauline Thomson
Web Design - Concepts and Planning and Parliamentary Internet sites, presentation by Malcolm Lehman and Pauline Thomson
Hide details for January 2009 Norfolk IslandJanuary 2009 Norfolk Island
Citizens' Right of Reply and Parliamentary Privilege - Paper by Wayne Tunnecliffe
Effective Repetition - Presentation by Robyn Smith
Interference with and offences by public servants as witnesses: A case study of the relationship between public servant witnesses, the Executive and Parliament’s contempt powers - Paper by Andrew Young
Interference with Members carrying out their duties: case studies - Paper by Anthony Walsh
Interference with Members in carrying out their duties as Members - Paper by Ray Purdey
Members' Documents, Parliamentary Privilege and Search Warrants - Paper by Stephen Frappell
Operation of Privileges Committees—Referral of matters of privilege for inquiry - Paper by Claressa Surtees
Parliamentary privilege and control of the parliamentary precincts:The investigative arm of the executive and the preservation of parliamentary privilege - Paper by Helen Minnican
Parliamentary privilege and modern information and communications technologies - Paper by Mary Harris
Parliamentary Privilege and Modern Information and Communications Technologies - Presentation by Robyn McClelland
Parliamentary Privilege: Recent developments from the House of Commons - Paper by Mark Hutton
Plenary Session: Parliamentary Privilege – Reflections - Professor Geoffrey J Lindell
Privilege Inquiries - Presentation by Peter McHugh
Recent developments and issues in parliamentary privilege in New Zealand - Paper by Debra Angus
Recent Developments in Parliamentary Privilege - Paper by Harry Evans
Reconciling Parliamentary Privilege with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Who Gets to Decide? - Paper by Floyd W. McCormick, Ph.D.
Right of Reply and Parliamentary Privilege - Presentation
Unauthorised disclosure of committee proceedings: Political Reality v Interference with the work of parliamentary committees - paper by Russell D. Grove
Witnesses—Interference with and offences by - Notes by Ian Harris
Workshop 1A: Issues affecting individual members: Papers - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 1B: Interference with Members in carrying out their duties - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 1B: Interference with Members in carrying out their duties as Members - Presentation
Workshop 1C: Actions for defamation: the problem of effective repetition - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 1C: Effective Repetition - Presentation by Ian McNeill
Workshop 2A: Unauthorised Disclosure of Committee Proceedings - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 2B: Witnesses - Interference with and offences by - Rapporteur's Report & Presentation
Workshop 3A: Parliamentary Privilege and Modern Information and Communication Technologies - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 3B: Right of Reply and parliamentary privilege and control of parliamentary precincts - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 4A: Operation of Privileges Committees — Referral of matters of privilege for inquiry - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop 4B: Privilege Inquiries - Rapporteur's Report
Workshop Session 4A: Operation of Privileges Committees: Referral of matters of privilege for inquiry - Presentation by Claressa Surtees
“ANZACATT Conference, Perth, January 2007, Workshop Paper - Disclosure of committee information and material both unauthorised and authorised” Revisited - Paper by Paul Grant
Hide details for January 2010 CanberraJanuary 2010 Canberra
Plenary Session: Securing Parliament - presentation by Jill Pay (ASIO)
Plenary Session: the operation of the Legislative Assembly for the ACT and its committees - presentation by Tom Duncan
Workshop 1A: Twinning - Case Studies paper by Les Gonye
Workshop 1A: Twinning - Case Studies presentation by Peter Bennison
Workshop 1A: Twinning - presentation by Steven Reynolds
Workshop 1A: Twinning - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 1A: Twinning Case Studies - paper by Peter Bennison
Workshop 1B: Parliamentary Studies Centre Strengthening Parliament Project
Workshop 1B: Strengthening Parliament Project - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 1B: Strengthening Parliamentary Institutions - presentation by Owen Griffiths
Workshop 1C: Role of Committees - Rapporteurs Report
Workshop 2A: Benchmarking - presentation by Brian Lloyd
Workshop 2A: Benchmarking - presentation by Lynne Edmonson
Workshop 2A: Benchmarking - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 2A: Benchmarking Measurement Tables
Workshop 2A: Benchmarking, International developments in strengthening parliaments - presentation by Tom Duncan
Workshop 2B: IT in Parliament - presentation by Catherine Parkin
Workshop 2B: IT in Parliament - presentation by Catherine Parkin & Tania Jackman
Workshop 2B: IT in Parliament - presentation by John Baczynski
Workshop 2B: IT in Parliament - presentation by Tania Jackman
Workshop 2B: IT to Strengthen Parliament - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 2C: Parliamentary Watchdog - Presentation by Rosemary Laing, Helen Minnican and Grant Hitchcock
Workshop 2C: Parliamentary Watchdog - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 3A: Promoting Parliament - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 3A: Promoting Parliament to the Community - presentation by Andres Lomp
Workshop 3B: Parliamentary Education - presentation by Neal Baudinette
Workshop 3B: Parliamentary Education - presentation by Roylene Mills
Workshop 3B: Parliamentary Education - presentation by Simon Johnston
Workshop 3B: Parliamentary Education - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 3C: Interstate Public Hearings - Rapporteurs Report
Workshop 3C: Interstate Public Hearings and Regional Sittings - presentation by Neil Laurie
Workshop 3C: Regional Sittings - presentation by Siobhan Leyne
Workshop 4A: Security Services - presentation by Andrew young
Workshop 4A: Security Services - presentation by Don Smith
Workshop 4A: Security Services - presentation by Kevin Jones
Workshop 4B: staff Development - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 4B: Staff Development and Training - presentation by Rick Crump
Workshop 5A: Role of the Presiding Officers - presentation by Wayne Berry
Workshop 5A: Role of the Presiding Officers - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 5A: Role of the Speaker - presentation by John Hargreaves MLA
Workshop 5C: 21st Century Serjeant - Rapporteur Report
Workshop 5C: The Role of the 21st Century Serjeant - presentation by Julia Lawrinson
Hide details for January 2011 AdelaideJanuary 2011 Adelaide
Opening Address: Australia's Population: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Graeme Hugo
Plenary Session 1: Australia's Population by Professor Graeme Hugo
Plenary Session 2: Executive Action by Hon John Rau
Plenary Session 3: Representation and Responsibility by Professor Dean Jeansch
Workshop No 1A: Parliamentary Administration - Impact of technology on the administration of parliament by Mark Hargans
Workshop No 1B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Resourcing parliamentary committees by David Wilson
Workshop No 1B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Resourcing parliamentary committees by David Wilson
Workshop No 1B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Resourcing parliamentary committees by Les Gonye
Workshop No 1B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Resourcing parliamentary committees by Sean Coley
Workshop No 2A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing Risk – Members’ entitlements and reputational risk by Amanda Smith
Workshop No 2A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing Risk – Members’ entitlements and reputational risk by Robin McClelland
Workshop No 2A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing Risk – Members’ entitlements and reputational risk by Robin McClelland
Workshop No 2B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Conduct of Committees by Stephen Finnimore
Workshop No 3A: Parliamentary Administration - Succession Planning – Is today’s attendant the Clerk of the future by Claressa Surtees
Workshop No 3B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Measuring the outcome of parliamentary committees by David Monk
Workshop No 4A: Parliamentary Administration - Broadcasting parliamentary proceedings – legal/ procedural and administrative considerations
Workshop No 4A: Parliamentary Administration - Broadcasting parliamentary proceedings – legal/ procedural and administrative considerations by Carol Rankin
Workshop No 4A: Parliamentary Administration - Broadcasting parliamentary proceedings – legal/ procedural and administrative considerations by Siwan Davies
Workshop No 4B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Defamation and parliamentary privilege by Anthony Walsh
Workshop No 4B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Defamation and parliamentary privilege by Peter Alcock
Workshop No 4B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Defamation and parliamentary privilege by Peter Alcock
Workshop No 5A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing the Parliamentary Precinct – museum or workplace by Malcolm Lehman
Workshop No 5A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing the Parliamentary Precinct – museum or workplace by Malcolm Lehman
Workshop No 5A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing the Parliamentary Precinct – museum or workplace by Robyn Smith
Workshop No 5A: Parliamentary Administration - Managing the Parliamentary Precinct – museum or workplace by Robyn Smith
Workshop No 5B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Estimates Committees – Keeping the Executive accountable by Lesley Ferguson
Workshop No 5B: Committees/privilege/procedure - Estimates Committees – Keeping the Executive accountable by Lesley Ferguson
Hide details for January 2012 MelbourneJanuary 2012 Melbourne
Plenary Session: Role of the Clerk in formation of Government, presnted by David Elder
Workshop 2A: The relationship between parliamentary managers and Presiding Officer(s): statutory and institutional obligations and political realities, presented by Claressa Surtees, Leanne Clare and Elaine Schofield
Workshop 2B: Partisanship, Leaks, and more important things to do: Political realities of parliamentary committees, presented by Tim Hughes
Workshop 2B: The relationship between committee staff and Chairs and Members: procedural and institutional obligations and political realities, presnted by Michael Baker
Workshop 3A: Legislative Assembly Fact Sheets: A Plain English Journey, presented by Liz Choat
Workshop 3A: Parliament's Communication and Community Engagement in the Future: Turning 'Parliament talk' into plain speaking and community awareness involvement, presented by Hannah Gough
Workshop 4B: The Development of the committee system and how this has influenced the changing role of Parliamentary Officers: The NSW Legislative Assembly Experience, presented by Vicki Buchbach
Workshop 5A: Reforming Standing Orders: what, why and how, presented Catherine Cornish
Workshop 5A: Reforming Standings Orders: what, why and how: The ‘Delinquent Laggard’ — an historical overview of Standing Orders from Western Australia’s Legislative Assembly (including its pre-history as a Legislative Council), presented by Isla Macphail
Workshop No. 5B: Contemporary and future challenges for procedural and administrative reform: Are there real differences for upper and lower Houses, presented by Stephen Frappell and John Seal-Pollard
Hide details for January 2013 CanberraJanuary 2013 Canberra
Panel Discussion: Procedural Skills and Training
Plenary Session: Parliament Works - Lesssons from framing our Constitution
Plenary Session: Parliament Works - Standing Orders
Workshop - Privilege: Current Issues and Development
Workshop - The Visitor Experience
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Broadcasting and webcasting the Parliament update - presentation by Neil Pickering, Director IT operations, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia
Building on our foundations - powerpoint presentation of the Parliament of Victoria, Information Technology, Department of Parliamentary Services
Costing IT Services - Powerpoint presentation by Kevin Fisk, Director, Customer Services and Communication, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia
DPS IT Strategic Plan - Powerpoint presentation by Heather Chapman, Director, Strategic Planning and Policy, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia
Information Systems and Technology - Powerpoint presentation by John Preval, Group Manager, Parliament of New Zealand
Innovations and new technology - powerpoint presentation of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory
IT's expensive - Powerpoint presentation by Lorraine Tonglee, South Australia
IT and Parliamentary Administration and Services - Powerpoint presentation by the Parliament of Western Australia
IT Training for Senators, Members and Staff - Powerpoint presentation by Neil Pickering, Director IT Operations, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia
Live Minutes & Electronic Whispers - powerpoint presentation of the House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia
Moving towards integration - Powerpoint presentation by the Parliament of New Zealand
Parliament of Western Australia Show and Tell - powerpoint presentation
Redevelopment of ParlInfo System - Powerpoint presentation by John Macdonald, Director, Publishing, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia
Service Delivery on the Run - Powerpoint presentation by Lorraine Tonglee, South Australia
Sharing Information between Parliaments - Powerpoint presentation of the Parliament of Western Australia
Strategies for sharing information between Parliaments and developing shared or common information systems for common business needs - paper presented by John Mandy, Deputy Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia
Strategies for sharing information between Parliaments and developing shared or common information systems for common business needs - Paper presented by Malcolm Peacock, Deputy Clerk of the Legislative Council, Parliament of Western Australia
Technology in the Chamber - Powerpoint presentation by Ann Mackinnon, House of Representatives, Parliament of Australia
The cost of IT: A meander down memory lane and a peek at what's on the horizon - Powerpoint presentation by Joe Dangelo, the Senate, Parliament of Australia
The Dynamic Red goes public! - powerpoint presentation of the Senate, Parliament of Australia
The Vision Splendid - Powerpoint presentation by the Parliament of Victoria
Tomorrow today - Powerpoint presentation by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory
Training and Parliament - Presentation by the Parliament of South Australia
Training Policies and Programs - Powerpoint presentation by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory
Visions for the future - Powerpoint presentation by the Parliament of Western Australia
Web Content Management Empowerment vs. Control: Parliamentary Internet and Intranet Project (PIIP) - Powerpoint presentation of the Parliament of South Australia
What I want from Parliamentary Technology - Powerpoint presentation by Mark Parnell MLC, Greens SA
"Death by a thousand sites" Intranet consolidation in the Australian Parliament - Powerpoint presentation by John Macdonald, Director, Publishing, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia
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Parliamentary Secretaries - Executive Assistance and Private Member Responsibilities - paper presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Private Members' Time: Statements by Members - paper presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Progress Report on House of Representatives Standing Committees - paper presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
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Member's Election Declared Void by High Court - Australian Commonwealth Constitutional Requirements for Members of Parliament - paper presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Steps Towards the Development of a Code of Conduct for Members and Senators in the Australian Parliament - paper presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
The Effectiveness of Parliament's Check on the Executive Arm of Government - paper presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
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Recent Procedural Changes in the House of Representatives - paper presented by the Hon. Stephen Martin MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
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Review of Recent Procedural Changes in the House of Representatives - paper presented by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives
The role and responsibilities of Presiding Officers: Variations on a Westminster Theme - paper presented by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives
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Getting started as a new Member of Parliament: Peer, Party and other forms of assistance - paper presented by the Australian House of Representatives
The provision of advisory reports on bills by standing committees of the House of Representatives - paper presented by the House of Representatives
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Defining Parliament: New South Wales Parliamentary Precincts Act 1997 - Paper presented by Mr John Price MP, Chairman of Committees, Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
The means by which divisions are conducted in the House - Paper presented by The Hon. Robert Halverson OBE MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
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Public Access and the NSW Parliament - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
The Conduct of Debates in the House - Some Issues for Consideration - paper presented by Allan Bray, Clerk of the Parliaments and Clerk of the Legislative Council, Victoria
The Trend to Greater Public Accountability for Parliamentarians - paper presented by The Hon. John Murray MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
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Current Political Issues and the Use of Addresses to Parliament - paper presented by the Hon. John Murray MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
Determining Entitlements and Allowances for Members - The NSW Experience - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
Reaching Out - People Participating in Parliament - paper presented by the Hon. Neil Andrew MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
The Sub Judice Convention - Should it apply to Royal Commissions? Recent Events in the Victorian Parliament - paper presented by Wayne Tunnecliffe, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Parliament of Victoria
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400 Notices and Counting - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
Knowledge Management in an Electronic Age - paper presented by Ian Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives
Right of Reply in the Victorian Parliament - The Two Remedies - paper presented by the Hon. Bruce Chamberlain MLC, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria
The Speaker's Casting Vote - Paper presented by The Hon. Neil Andrew MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Victoria's New Parliamentary Precincts Act - paper presented by Wayne Tunnecliffe, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Parliament of Victoria
"Has the Balance Been Struck? Access to Commercial in Confidence Information" - Paper presented by Mr Tom Duncan, Deputy Clerk and Serjeant-at-Arms, ACT Legislative Assembly
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Code of Conduct for Parliamentary Staff - paper presented by Ian Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives
New Sessional Orders for the Victorian Legislative Council - An Early Evaluation - paper presented by Wayne Tunnecliffe, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Parliament of Victoria
Parliament versus the Executive - An Examination of a State Legislature's Claim to Privilege - paper presented by the Hon. Bruce Chamberlain MLC, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria
The Role of the Speaker and Political Reality - paper presented by the Hon. John Murray MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
"Meet the Legislative Council" - Ballarat Regional Sitting, 16 August 2001 - paper presented by the Hon. Bruce Chamberlain MLC, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria
"Officers of Parliament" and how their work impacts on the House - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
"Police Investigations into IT Security at the Legislative Assembly" - paper presented by Mark McRae, Clerk of the ACT Legislative Assembly
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Standing and Sessional Orders - Changes in the Legislative Council of Victoria - paper presented by Wayne Tunnecliffe, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Parliament of Victoria
The Things we do in Private - the Requirement for Statutory Committees to Take Evidence in Public - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
Victoria's Legislative Council and the Constitution (Parliamentary Reform) Act 2003 - paper presented by Ms Monica Gould, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria
"A (little) Stranger in the House - Breastfeeding in Australian Parliaments" - Paper presented by Hon. Judy Maddigan MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Parliament of Victoria
"Attempts to Encourage Interactive Debate in the Australian House of Representatives" - Paper presented by Ian Harris, Clerk of the Australian House of Representatives
"Briefings in the Tasmanian Legislative Council - Committees of the Whole by another name?" - Paper presented by Scott McKenzie, Clerk of the Legislative Council of Tasmania
"Constitutional Powers and Safeguards for a Bicameral Legislature" - Paper presented by Jan Davis, Clerk of the Legislative Council, South Australia
"Execution of Search Warrants in Offices of Members of Parliament" - Paper presented by Anne Lynch, Deputy Clerk of the Australian Senate
"Improving Question Time - Ensuring that the camel getting its nose under the tent is orderly" - Paper presented by David Bridges, Clerk of the House of Assembly, South Australia
"Life With the Code of Conduct - Have Things Really Changed in New South Wales?" - paper presented by Mr John Mills MP, Chairman of Committees, Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
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"Parliamentary Education - Reaching out to Different Constituents" - Paper presented by Wayne Berry MLA, Speaker Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory
"Progress of E-Petitions Trial" Paper presented by Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Parliament, Queensland
"Sessional Orders and the Membership of the House" - Paper presented by Peter Alcock, Clerk of the House of Assembly, Tasmania
"Statutory Secrecy Provisions" - Paper presented by Peter McHugh, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
"The Future of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association" - Paper presented by Hon. Ray Hollis MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
"Three Years of Minority Government - A Clerk's Perspective" - Paper presented by Ray Purdey, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria
"Victoria's Legislative Council and the Constitution (Parliamentary Reform) Act 2003" - Paper presented by Ms Monica Gould, President of the Legislative Council, Parliament of Victoria
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"Committee of the Whole House: Does it need fixing?" - Paper presented by David Bridges, Clerk of the House of Assembly, South Australia
"Counting the Numbers" - Paper presented by Ray Purdey, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria
"Keeping Parliament Safe: Security at the Parliament of New South Wales" - Paper presented by Russell Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
"Legislative Assembly of Samoa - Review of Standing Orders" - Paper presented by Dr Fetuao Alama, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa
"Managing the Security Risk to members of Parliament" - Paper presented by Det Sgt Andrew McGowan, Security Intelligence Group, Victoria Police
"Members' Code of Conduct and proposed amendments to the Legislative Assembly (Register of Members' Interests)" - Paper presented by Hon Loraine Braham MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory
"New Electoral Legislation for the Northern Territory" - Paper presented by Ian McNeill, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory
"New Members' induction and continuing education: initiatives for the 51st Queensland Parliament" - Paper presented by Hon Ray Hollis MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Queensland
"Non-Government time in the Tasmanian House of Assembly" - paper presented by Hon Michael Polley MHA, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Tasmania
"Parliamentary privilege and execution of search warrants" - Paper presented by Harry Evans, Clerk of the Senate
"Private Members' Bills" - Paper presented by Jan Davis, Clerk of the Legislative Council, South Australia
"Procedural Developments in the Committee of the Whole House" - Paper presented by Milton Hollard, Clerk-Assistant, House of Representatives, New Zealand
"Prorogation" - Paper presented by the Hon. Fred Riebeling MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Western Australia
"Recent developments in employment arrangements for ACT MLA's staff: Speaker's perspective" - Paper presented by Wayne Berry MP, Speaker, Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory
"Ringing the Bells - Some observations on electronic voting systems" - Paper presented by Senator the Hon. Paul Calvert, President of the Senate
"Search warrants and issues of parliamentary privilege" - Paper presented by John Evans, Clerk of the Parliaments and Clerk of the Legislative Council, New South Wales
"The 'One Parliament' project" - Paper presented by Judy Maddigan, Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Victoria
"The Main Committee: Some Observations from the Chair" - Paper presented by Harry Jenkins MP, Second Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Commonwealth Parliament
"The one record project: Integration of the records of the Queensland Legislative Assembly" - Paper presented by Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Queensland
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"'An Independent Resource' - recent changes in the Australian Parliamentary Library" - Paper presented by Senator the Hon. Paul Calvert, President of the Senate
"Election of the Speaker in the Australian House of Representatives" - Paper presented by Ian Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives, Australia
"Evidence before a Parliamentary Committee: Parliamentary Privilege and the Criminal Law" - Paper presented by the Hon. Tony McGrady, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Queensland
"Funding arrangements for the Parliament of Australia - a view to the future" - Paper presented by the Hon. David Hawker MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Australia
"Northern Territory Statehood - Current Issues" - Paper presented by an McNeill, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory
"Now your elected! Becoming an MP - Session 1: Orientation [no prerequisites]" - Paper presented by the Hon. John Price MP, Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
"Parliament Independence: A Myth?" - Paper presented by Hon.Tolofuaivalelei Falemoe Leiataua, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Samoa
"Parliaments and accountability - do the numbers add up?" - Paper presented by Wayne Berry MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory
"Private Members' Opportunities in the Legislative Council of Victoria" - Paper presented by Wayne Tunnecliffe, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Victoria
"Question Time - an examination of the current rules and how they apply" - Paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
"Question Time in the Tasmanian House of Assembly" - Paper presented by the Hon. Michael Polley MHA, Speaker of the Hosue of Assembly, Tasmania
"Select Committees in New Zealand" - Paper presented by Ann Hartley MP, Assistant Speaker, House of Representatives, New Zealand
"Surveying Members - is the customer always right?" - Paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Australian Capital Territory
"The Budget Process in Tasmania" - Paper presented by Peter Alcock, Clerk of the House of Assembly, Tasmania
"The Chair of Victorian Parliamentary Democracy" - Paper presented by Judy Maddigan, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria
"The Legislative Council of Western Australia: A chamber ensuring revision, scrutiny and balance through the committee system" - Paper presented by the Hon. Nick Griffiths MLC, President of the Legislative Council, Western Australia
"The Separation of Powers: provision of advice by the Executive on Royal Assent: A case study from Victoria - Paper presented by Ray Purdey, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria
"The Trial of a Legislation Committee" - Paper presented by The Hon. Monica Gould MLC, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria
"Updates on Parliamentary Privilege: Notes from the Australian Senate" - Paper presented by Dr Rosemary Laing, Deputy Clerk of the Australian Senate
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"Ethical Standards and Guidance to Members of Parliament: reflecting on the last 25 years in New South Wales" - Paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
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'Here be Dragons': The Advisory Role of the Clerks - Paper presented by Dr Rosemary Laing, Clerk of the Senate
A Matter of Preference: Gaining a Seat in the Legislative Council of Western Australia as a Minor Party Candidate with a Low First Preference Vote - Paper presented by the Hon Barry House MLC, President of the Legislative Council of Western Australia
A Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards for New South Wales? - Paper presented by David Blunt, Clerk of the Legislative Council of New South Wales
Committee Work in a Hung Parliament - Paper presented by Bernard Wright, Clerk of the House of Representatives
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Engaging with the Public Through Members' Bills and Select Committees: Two Recent Examples - Paper presented by Eric Roy, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of New Zealand
Financial Independence of Parliaments - Recent Developments in the Commonwealth - Paper presented by Senator Stephen Parry, Deputy Chairman of Committees in the Senate
Initiating 'Appropriation' Bills in the Upper House - Paper presented by Wayne Tunnecliffe, Clerk of the Legislative Council of Victoria
Investigation into the Conduct of a Member of the House - Paper presented by the Hon Kevin Smith, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria
Political Makeup of Parliamentary Committees - Paper presented by the Hon Michael Sutherland MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia
Professional Development for Members of Parliamentary Committees - Paper presented by Peter McHugh, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia
Promoting Unity in Bougainville
Recent Developments in New Zealand on Parliamentary Privilege - Paper presented by Debra Angus, Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives of New Zealand
Samoa Parliamentary Support Project
Scrutiny Goes Full Circle: Inquiry into the Crime and Misconduct Commission's Release and Destruction of Fitzgerald Inquiry Documents - Paper presented by Michael Ries, Deputy Clerk of the Queensland Parliament
Succession Planning and Generational Change: Recent Experience in the Northern Territory - Paper presented by Michael Tatham, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory
Ten Measures of a Healthy Parliament - Paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the ACT Legislative Assembly
The Organisation of Private Members' Business: the Role of the Selection Committee - Paper presented by Anna Burke MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
The Umpire Strikes Back? - Paper presented by Vicki Dunne MLA, Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly
Use of Social Media in the Parliament - Paper presented by Ray Purdey, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria
Want of Confidence and Censure Motions in the 47th Tasmanian Parliament - Paper presented by Peter Alcock, Clerk of the House of Assembly of Tasmania
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Freedom of speech and citizens' right of reply: Parliamentary privilege versus accountability - paper by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
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Courts and Parliament - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
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Continuing professional development of parliamentary officers: Australian experience - Paper by Robyn McClelland, Clerk-Assistant (Table), House of Representatives, Australia
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Constitutional and Parliamentary Reform Issues in the reform of Parliament - Resourcing the Parliament The New South Wales experience - paper presented by Russell D Grove, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales
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