South Africa's parliamentary system would make it difficult to achieve a fusion of parties.
The UK court decision against Boris Johnson's move to prorogue, or suspend, parliament could set an important precedent for Australian governments that try to do the same thing.
Because climate change is so heavily politicised, the declaration of a national emergency would be a disaster for the major parties – and for bringing greater awareness to the problem.
Parliaments were and remain institutions of frustrating negotiation and very often unpalatable compromise. They also represent an imperfect but significant check on the abuse of power.
The U.K. prime minister sought to suppress Parliamentary opponents, saying he – not they – represents the will of the British people. It put Queen Elizabeth II in a real bind.
Question time is meant to be about accountability. But in practice, it is an opportunity for ministers to strut their stuff and for everyone to shout as loudly as they can.
Rightly or wrongly, the Coalition views its election reprieve as a blunt rejection of Shorten’s big-spending, big taxing approach.
Ugandan women MPs are working with men to amplify their own voices and pass meaningful laws.
The High Court has failed to clarify the Section 44 mess over who is eligible to stand for parliament, so now it's time for MPs to act.
While Scott Morrison has touted the record seven women in his cabinet, the overall representation of women in parliament has barely improved since the last election in 2016.
New laws were supposed to protect people from living in unsafe conditions – but in the eyes of a judge, property guardians might not even count as 'tenants'.
The problem with giving MPs indicative votes on a variety of options is the result is unlikely to please anybody.
Ministers were found in contempt of parliament on December 4 for not publishing the full legal advice on the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
It's 100 years since women won the right to be MPs, but what was Parliament like for women back then?
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said "you can’t reflect society if 90% of your members of parliament were chosen from trade unions and worked in trade unions". Let's take a look at the numbers.
The NT is the only jurisdiction in Australia mandating the use of English in the Legislative Assembly – despite the fact 42% of the population doesn't speak English at home.
Research on the Russian parliament shows it's not just a rubber stamp – but that's not necessarily good news for democracy.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been given the green light to run for another term. He should be happy, but he's not.
South Africa's constitution has been amended 17 times already. But, the procedure for doing so is onerous.
On Saturday, five federal seats will have a byelection, with particular attention being paid to tight races in Longman and Braddon. And all have implications for the major parties and their leaders.