Government Publications: Debates (Hansard)

A brief guide to locating federal and state government publication for Australia, and selected other countries.

Parliamentary Debates (Hansard)

These are the official records of the debates of the Australian parliament. Daily Hansard is available on the internet the day after sitting. Hansard is available online from  the First Federal Parliament in 1901 .

Library Holdings: House of Representatives

House of Representatives

House of representatives, canberra

By Harishrawat11 (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Australian Senate

Australian Senate

By JJ Harrison ( (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons