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Gavel to gavel : an insider's view of Parliament

Author: Kevin Rozzoli
Publisher: Sydney : UNSW Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the corridors of parliament as seen through the eyes of a practitioner of thirty years' experience in the 'bear pit' on Macquarie Street. The author's seven years as one of its most highly regarded Speakers provides the background for this detailed and informative study of parliamentary practices and procedures. It lifts the veil on much that mystifies the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rozzoli, Kevin.
Gavel to gavel.
Sydney : UNSW Press, 2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Rozzoli
ISBN: 1742246923 9781742246925
OCLC Number: 894538428
Description: 1 online resource (x, 314 pages, [16] pages of plates :) : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: The Origin of the Species; Chapter 1: A Minority Parliament; Chapter 2: Entering Parliament; PART II: Parliament and its Constituency: The Nexus; Chapter 3: A Historic Parliament; Chapter 4: Parliament and People; Chapter 5: Parliament Assembled; Chapter 6: The Forces of Parliament; Chapter 7: Government and Parliament; Chapter 8: Opposition and Parliament; Chapter 9: Role of a Member; Chapter 10: A Healthy Parliament; PART III: Procedures of Parliament; Chapter 11: Parliamentary Privilege Today; Chapter 12: Standing Orders. Chapter 13: Parliamentary DebateChapter 14: Making Law; Chapter 15: The Committee System; PART IV: The Speakership; Chapter 16: Role of the Speaker; Chapter 17: A Continuing Independent Speakership; PART V: Inside the Parliament; Chapter 18: Parliamentary Administration; Chapter 19: The Procedure Offices; Chapter 20: The Library; Chapter 21: Hansard; PART VI: Scrutiny of Parliament; Chapter 22: Guarding the Guardians; Chapter 23: Press and Parliament; Chapter 24: Public Accountability Officers; PART VII: Into the Future; Chapter 25: Educating Members; Chapter 26: A Better Parliament; Glossary.
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Takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the corridors of parliament, as seen through the eyes of a practitioner of thirty years experience in the bear pit of Macquarie Street.  Read more...

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