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Latest news: Parliament

Living costs, workplace reform on parliament agenda

Federal parliamentarians return to Canberra for the next sitting fortnight, when workplace law changes and ongoing cost of living issues will dominate.

MPs told to lift behaviour standards in parliament

As they return to their electorates for a lengthy winter break, MPs have been asked to reflect on their behaviour, language and tone in federal parliament.

Housing tops parliament’s new year agenda

The next priority when federal parliament returns is expected to be housing as the government releases the plans for its future fund election commitment.

10 years since Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech

Happy misogyny speech day! Ten years ago today, 9 October, then Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave her passionate response to sexism claims by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott.

Anthony Albanese lays path to Indigenous Voice referendum

Australia could be on the cusp of historic change, with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese outlining plans for constitutional amendments and a referendum for an Indigenous Voice to parliament.