The House In Session

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 (The House Of Representatives)

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Wherever you live in Australia, you have a local Member of Parliament. That's the person your neighbourhood elects to come here to Canberra and represent you. Get to know some of the rules that guide the Lower House.

Season 1, Episode 5 (The Senate)

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The Australian Parliament has two chambers. The House of Representatives, which makes laws and votes on them. And the Senate, whose job it is to check the work of the House of Representatives. Learn more about the Senate.

Season 1, Episode 3 (The Westminster System)

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The Australian Parliament borrows an enormous amount of traditions from another Parliament, 17,000 kilometres away. Meet some of the office holders upholding Westminster Traditions in Australian parliament today.

Season 1, Episode 1 (Being A New Mp)

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Meet Linda Burney, federal Member of Parliament for the Sydney seat of Barton. Join Linda as she enters parliament as a new MP and prepares to give her very first speech in the House of Representatives chamber.