24 July 2024 – How the House works

$350.00 Including GST

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How the House works – 24 July 2024

This half-day seminar is designed to give an overview of Australia’s system of government, and where the parliament sits within it, focusing on the lower House, the House of Representatives.

Topics covered include: Australia’s system of government; the work of the House and its Members; the legislative process; and the House committee system. The full seminar itinerary can be viewed here.

Participants attending the seminar in-person will have the opportunity to partake in a question-and-answer session from the public gallery overlooking the chamber. Morning tea will also be provided at no additional cost.

This session is designed for anybody who wishes to know more about the work of the House of Representatives, including public servants, educators, and community groups.

Please note that this seminar is delivered both in-person and via webinar. You can select your preferred delivery method at checkout.

Venue: Parliament House, Canberra.

Payment terms and conditions

Card type

Credit card payments can only be accepted from Visa and MasterCard. For an alternative method of payment please email finance.reps@aph.gov.au. Emails are monitored during business hours and will be responded to as soon as possible.

Card payment fee

A card payment fee will not be applied to your transaction.

Card payment receipts

Once your payment has been completed you will be given a receipt including a receipt number, your registration name and the event name. This receipt will constitute a valid tax invoice. If you require a separate tax invoice or receipt please email finance.reps@aph.gov.au and provide your receipt. Please allow 7–10 business days for your request to be processed.

The payment details will be displayed on your card statement as ‘Dept House of Reps’.

Refund policy


Transferring event bookings from one person to another is permitted provided you have advised the event contact person prior to the commencement of the event and you receive acknowledgement of the receipt of that advice. There is no option to transfer to another event.


The following policy applies for all event cancellation requests received by the event contact person as nominated on the event website:

  • 5 or more business days’ notice before the event — a full refund will be given.
  • 1 to 4 business days’ notice before the course — no refund will be given.
  • No refund is available if notice of cancellation is received on the day of the course or for non-attendance.
  • No credits will be given for cancellations.

Event cancellations by the department

The department reserves the right to cancel, at its sole discretion, any particular event. In the event of a cancelation, participants will be contacted by the event contact person to arrange a full refund of the event cost.

The department assumes no responsibility for non-refundable airline tickets, accommodation, deposits, or any other expenses incurred due to course cancellations.

Attendees will be notified of course cancellations no later than 10 business days prior to the scheduled course start date.

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