The Albanese government has announced the next speaker of the house. What's the role and why is it important?
By John Hawkins, Senior Lecturer, Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society, University of Canberra
Stephen Wilks, Research editor, Australian National University
Given the Labor government’s small majority, the speaker’s role will be especially important in this parliament. The much larger cross-bench will be arguing for a greater voice.
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- Wednesday, July 20, 2022