In the wake of comments about the Christchurch massacre, members of the public have raised the question of whether a senator can be expelled from the Senate for making offensive statements. Anne Twomey investigates.
It took Greens politician Tim Hollo more than a year, a 75-year-old document and even a president's signature to renounce his multiple citizenships.
Indigenous Australians should have a voice to parliament and the government should consider supporting the body, a bi-partisan committee says in its report being tabled in Parliament today. The recommendations come despite Scott Morrison's rejection of the concept.
Parliamentary privilege provides legal immunity to those who use it within the Houses of Parliament. Here's how it can be used — and its limits.
The Home Affairs Minister uses parliamentary privilege to lash out at Roman Quaedvlieg over "fictitious" and "salacious" information regarding the au pairs saga, accusing him of being a "discredited and disgraced" person who "groomed a girl 30 years younger than himself".