Gema Ruiz Puerto
A parliamentary committee says all MPs and peers should clear out of the national parliament so that major repairs can take place. But it's not just the building that needs attention.
Attorney-General George Brandis, speaking on Q&A to host Tony Jones and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Tanya Plibersek.
When Attorney-General George Brandis was asked on Q&A about a parliamentary vote on the decision to go to war, he said that was not part of the Westminster tradition. Is that right?
Jeremy Corbyn wants UK politics to be less theatrical – but the Palace of Westminster is the perfect stage for confrontation.
Australia’s public service has gradually become more politicised in recent times.
The public service is meant to be independent and bipartisan. But "political" appointments and funding arrangements can hamstring their ability to give fair and frank advice.
Through force of ritual practice and habit, Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers manages the emotions of a parliamentary ovation.
What makes a man return to work the day after killing someone? How does he manage to do his job in such circumstances and under public scrutiny? The day after mortally wounding Ottawa shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau…