State of the Parties
- State of the Parties Since 1943 – the party numbers in the House of Representatives following every federal election since 1943.
- State-by-State Party Representation Since 1972 – the state-by-state representation for each party in the House of Representatives since 1972.
- Federal Election Results – detailed federal election results.
Members of the House of Representatives
- 2007 House Seating Plan (PDF)
- Full Alphabetical List elected November 10, 2001
- Full Alphabetical List elected October 3, 1998
- Full Alphabetical List elected March 2, 1996
House of Representatives Activity
- Statistics 1983-99 – detailed data on the number of sitting days, bills passed, number of guillotines, private members’ bills, and more.
- Statistics 1994 – number of sitting days, hours of sitting, average length of sitting day and number of bills passed in both houses
- Sitting Times and Acts Passed 1900-90 – decade by decade statistics of number of sitting days/year, average sitting hours/year, Acts passed/year, Hours debated/year.
- Supply and the Budget: An Explanation
House of Representatives Procedures
- House of Representatives Practice – this is the definitive guide to the rules and procedures of the House.
First Speeches By New Members Of The 41st Parliament
- Follow this link for all the speeches from new member of the House following the 2004 elections. Speeches will be added as they are delivered.
- May 13, 2013: A Scenario For Tony Abbott And A Motion Of No-Confidence
- Mar 21, 2013: Question Time Ended As Government Wins Technical Victory On Suspension Motion
- Mar 21, 2013: Tony Abbott Attempts To Move No-Confidence Motion In Gillard
- Feb 25, 2013: A.L.P. Federal Election Results Since 1910
- Feb 24, 2013: Joan Child, First Female Member Of House, First Female Speaker, Dies, 91
- Feb 19, 2013: Greens End Agreement With Gillard Government
- Oct 09, 2012: Julia Gillard Lashes Abbott In Slipper Debate; Misogyny Speech
- Aug 14, 2012: Malcolm Turnbull Pays Tribute To Robert Hughes
- Jul 26, 2012: Former Speaker Harry Jenkins To Retire At Next Election
- Jul 18, 2012: Sharon Grierson Announces Retirement As Member For Newcastle
- May 08, 2012: Peter Slipper’s Statement To Parliament
- Apr 22, 2012: Peter Slipper Stands Aside As Speaker
- Apr 21, 2012: Rorts Allegations & Sexual Harassment Claim Against Slipper
- Apr 17, 2012: Alby Schultz Announces Retirement From Hume
- Feb 14, 2012: Speaker Peter Slipper’s Procession
- May 31, 2011: Drama In The House As Speaker Jenkins Threatens To Resign
- Sep 07, 2010: Victorious Gillard Says Democracy Works
- Aug 22, 2010: Politics Abhors A Vacuum
- Jul 19, 2010: Dissolutions, Prorogations and a Mea Culpa
- Sep 09, 2009: Pyne and Gillard Debate Waste in the BER Program
- Feb 09, 2009: Black Saturday Bushfires: Moving Speeches In Parliament For Victims
- Feb 18, 2008: Craig Thomson – First Speech
- Feb 13, 2008: Rudd Government Faces First Question Time
- Feb 13, 2008: Brendan Nelson Supports Stolen Generations Apology
- Feb 13, 2008: Kevin Rudd’s Speech On The Apology To The Stolen Generations
- Dec 19, 2005: Costello Denies Misleading Parliament; Treasury Releases Executive Minute On IR
- Nov 17, 2004: John Anderson Denies Tony Windsor Allegations
- Nov 16, 2004: Governor-General’s Address Opening The 41st Parliament
- Feb 11, 2002: An Independent Speaker: Howard vs Crean
- May 01, 2001: Longest Currently Serving Members Of Federal Parliament
- Sep 10, 1996: Pauline Hanson’s Maiden Speech In The House Of Representatives
- Apr 01, 1996: House Of Representatives Members 1996
- May 10, 1993: Maiden Speech: Wayne Swan, ALP Member For Lilley
- Feb 18, 1986: Oiliness, Criminal Intellects & Kristine – Wild Afternoon In Parliament
- Oct 08, 1984: Hawke Announces Early Election For December 1, 1984
- Mar 09, 1971: Malcolm Fraser’s Resignation Speech: “Disloyalty Intolerable And Not To Be Endured”