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What happens when the House is not sitting

Facade of Parliament House.

09 Jul 09 The House of Representatives adjourned on Thursday, 2 July 2009, and will next sit on Tuesday, 21 July 2009. The time between two sittings of the House is called an “adjournment period”. While the House itself is not sitting during this time, the work of Parliament goes on in other ways. Read more...