20 January 2023 This Hawker Britton Occasional Paper outlines the forthcoming election dates of the Australian Federal, State and Territory jurisdictions, and for the national parliament New Zealand. Federal, State and Territory elections Jurisdiction Last election Fixed date Latest possible date Federal 21 May 2022 24 May 2025 (simultaneous half-Senate and House of Reps)… Continue reading Forthcoming Australian and New Zealand Election Dates
2022 Parliamentary Sitting Calendar. Includes downloadable iCal and PDF calendars for state, territory and Commonwealth parliaments.
On 6 April 2021, the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern confirmed the establishment of a quarantine-free Trans-Tasman travel bubble. From 19 April 2021 those travelling from Australia will be able to enter New Zealand without entering isolation. The announcement follows the current reciprocal arrangement with those travelling from New Zealand to Australia. Details:… Continue reading New Zealand Travel Bubble
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced her new Ministerial line-up, following an election that delivered a majority for Labour, the departure of New Zealand First from Parliament and the signing of a Labour-Green cooperation agreement. There is also a reshuffling to reflect views on performance of Ministers and to improve demographic representation – the 26… Continue reading PM Ardern announces Ministers, signs deal with Greens