13 Sep 2015

The Week In Parliament for 13 September 2015

From In Parliament, 7:30 am on 13 September 2015

Government faces questions on its response to the Syrian refugee crisis, which is also the subject of a briefing to the Foreign Affairs, Defence & Trade Committee; Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler reduces the Official Cash Rate to 2.75% - providing more question fodder for the Opposition; Government passes two Treaty Settlements and a Tax Bill; Opposition criticism of the upcoming flag referenda continues; MPs pay tribute to the Queen on becoming longest reigning British monarch.