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Electoral Redistribution

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Friday published their draft redistribution  for South Australia to apply for the next Federal Election. This followed their draft redistributions the previous week for Victoria and the ACT and some earlier work done in the states of Queensland, Northern Territory and Tasmania although those changes were largely immaterial and so I won’t spend too much time on them in this blog. 1,736 more words


Robert's Rules - Helpful, or No?

I’ve had several conversations recently about whether the use of Robert’s Rules of Order is necessary in an HOA meeting. Some people like the idea, and some people hate it. 1,527 more words


Voting Rights and Procedures

By Diana Bacon, MBA

Do you vote at every opportunity? Some choose to vote while others choose to abstain at times for various reasons. In organizations, not all members choose to attend the annual general meetings to cast their vote for changes to the bylaws or elect new directors. 1,053 more words


Brexit reveals the broken relationship between government and parliament

Much wringing of hands over the government’s so-called ‘concession’ yesterday. David Davis promised a vote on the final Brexit deal – a ‘take it or leave it’ vote, as reported by the BBC… 668 more words


Labour's 'motion for a return': what and why?

Opposition days have become a source of controversy in the early months of the 2017 parliament, with government MPs repeatedly abstaining on Labour motions. Such motions are usually non-binding. 2,094 more words


How an arcane piece of parliamentary procedure may force the Government to release its Brexit impact assessment studies

Andrew Defty, University of Lincoln, analyses the “parliamentary trap” Labour laid for the Government on the release of the Brexit impact assessment studies. 2,074 more words


Parliamentary Procedure 101 Webinar

Date: November 18, 2017

Time: 3:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Learn how you can start using parliamentary procedure to make your organization’s meetings fast and effective. 125 more words

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