Articles about Australian Parliament
10 May 2019
46 million Australian $50 banknotes have typos, they're worth $2.3bn
In October last year, the Reserve Bank of Australia had started rolling out these "new and improved" $50 banknotes, which were reportedly designed to improve accessibility and reduce counterfeiting.
24 Aug 2018
Malcolm Turnbull ousted, Scott Morrison becomes Australia's Prime Minister
Facing an infighting from the conservative section of his own party, Malcolm Turnbull was ousted from his position as Australia's Prime Minister, and Scott Morrison became his successor.
05 Dec 2017
Gay Australian MP proposes to partner in Parliament during debate
In a heart-warming incident, Tim Wilson, an Australian MP proposed to his gay partner during a Parliamentary debate on legalizing same-sex marriage.
05 Sep 2017
Australia: High Court hears challenges to controversial same-sex marriage vote
The High Court of Australia has started hearing petitions challenging the government's bid to conduct a national vote to gauge citizens' support for legalizing same-sex marriages.
18 Aug 2017
Australian Senator walks into parliament in burqa to protest it
The Australian Senate saw a dramatic debate on banning the burqa as Senator Pauline Hanson of the far-Right One Nation party walked into the House wearing one.
10 May 2017
Larissa Waters is first Australian politician to breastfeed in Parliament
Larissa Waters, an Australian senator, became the first politician to breastfeed in the country's Parliament.