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With the 46th Parliament now determined, we will be inside the House of Representatives as well as the Senate, to capture the events in photographs. We also take selected feeds from in the chamber or from press conferences and make them available to our network.

 
Photo of protesters at the National Press Club of Australia on 4 May 2017

Senator Simon Birmingham at the National Press Club of Australia

By Rob Keating | June 17, 2020

Back on on 4 May 2017 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, then Minister for Education and Training addressed the National Press Club. On that occasion he had some protesters leap onto the stage. Photos from that day are below. (More photos from that day can be viewed here) Simon Birmingham has served as a Liberal […]

Karen Andrews MP at the National Press Club

Karen Andrews MP Q&A with photos

By Rob Keating | May 21, 2020

The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology addressed the National Press Club on 20 May. A Q&A session followed where the Minister was asked questions by members of the press gallery. The transcript from that session is below. There are also photos inserted throughout the text. Topics: coronavirus, Australian manufacturing, supply chains E&OE Sabra Lane: Thank you […]

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg – National Press Club speech Q&A with photos

By Rob Keating | May 7, 2020

At this time of year Treasurer Josh Frydenberg would normally be busy preparing for budget which was to be handed down on May 12. Instead he is dealing with the coronavirus financial crisis. The budget will instead be on 6 October 2020. The Treasurer addressed the National Press Club in a special event held following COVID-19 protocols […]

Bob Hawke photos

By Rob Keating | May 17, 2019

Just ahead of the 2019 federal election Australians were greeted with the sad news that Bob Hawke had died at the age of 89. Hawke was Australia’s 23rd prime minister of Australia and Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991. Over recent times Mr Hawke had visited Parliament House in Canberra for the […]

Election 2019 – Question from Michael Keating for the Agricultural leaders at the National Press Club

By Rob Keating | May 9, 2019

This page has australian politics photos featuring Susan Lamb MP. On 10 October 2016 Susan Lamb MP gave her first speech to the 45th Parliament of Australia. Ms Longman was elected on July 2 during the federal election when she defeated the sitting member Wyatt Roy. Born in Mackay, Queensland. Lamb was a teacher aide, […]

Australian Federal Election 2019 – Treasurers Debate at the National Press Club of Australia

By Rob Keating | May 7, 2019

This page has australian politics photos featuring Susan Lamb MP. On 10 October 2016 Susan Lamb MP gave her first speech to the 45th Parliament of Australia. Ms Longman was elected on July 2 during the federal election when she defeated the sitting member Wyatt Roy. Born in Mackay, Queensland. Lamb was a teacher aide, […]

Photos from the Acting Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Nationals Michael McCormack at the National Press Club of Australia

By Rob Keating | April 20, 2018

Photos from the Acting Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Nationals Michael McCormack at the National Press Club of Australia

Photo of Minister Josh Frydenberg during a press conference at Parliament House

Minister Josh Frydenberg at the National Press Club of Australia

By Rob Keating | April 11, 2018

Minister Josh Frydenberg at the National Press Club of Australia

Photo of Katharine Murphy, Sarah Ferguson, Kathy Lette and Virginia Haussegger after the Canberra Writers Festival Women in the Media event

Women in the Media – Canberra Writers Festival at the National Press Club – Photos

By Rob Keating | August 27, 2017

The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two houses that makes up the Australian Parliament, the other house is the Senate. It comprises of 150 members that were last elected on July 2, 2016. The term for a member is up to three years depending on when the Prime Minister of the day, […]

Photos of Tara Moss at the National Press Club of Australia as She Talks about Cyberbullying

By Rob Keating | August 12, 2017

The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two houses that makes up the Australian Parliament, the other house is the Senate. It comprises of 150 members that were last elected on July 2, 2016. The term for a member is up to three years depending on when the Prime Minister of the day, […]

Photo of Fiona Kotvojs, Liberal Candidate for Eden-Monaro addresses the media after winning preselection to be the Liberal candidate for Eden-Monaro. Prime Minister Scott Morrison listens on in the background. The event was held at Robyn Rowe Chocolates. Photo by Rob Keating - https://photos.keatingmedia.com.au

Video and photos from Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s doorstop interview to introduce Dr Fiona Kotvojs as the Liberal candidate for Eden-Monaro

By Rob Keating | May 29, 2020

Video and photos from Michaelia Cash doorstop interview about ABS labour force figures, JobKeeper, JobSeeker, Mutual Obligation, Jobs Hub, PaTH Program

By Rob Keating | May 25, 2020

Following the release of the ABS Labour Force figures on 14 May 2020 Senator Michaelia Cash gave a doorstop interview to discuss the figures and other topics. Above is a video with the first few minutes from the doorstop interview. The full video can be viewed by Inside Canberra subscribers in the membership site. “The […]

46th Parliament

By Rob Keating | March 11, 2020

The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two houses that makes up the Australian Parliament, the other house is the Senate. It comprises of 150 members that were last elected on July 2, 2016. The term for a member is up to three years depending on when the Prime Minister of the day, […]

National Plastics Summit doorstop

By Rob Keating | March 10, 2020

Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley was joined by Sandra Martinez from Nestle Oceania, Alexander Spring, Raphael Geminder, Chairman at Pact Group Holdings, Warren Entsch, Special Envoy for the Great Barrier Reef, Molly Steer, Scarlett Rosshandler, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management Trevor Evans MP, McDonald’s Australia supply chain and sustainability director Kylie […]

Treasurer Frydenberg doorstop interview about Westpac CEO

By Michael Keating | November 27, 2019

Treasurer Josh Frydenbery held a doorstop interview to discuss the earlier announcement from Westpac Group Chairman Lindsay Maxsted that Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Brian Hartzer will be stepping down as CEO with current Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Peter King taking over as acting CEO, effective Monday 2 December. In addition to the executive changes, […]

Anthony Albanese doorstop interview photos 1 July 2019

By Michael Keating | July 4, 2019

Before the 46th Parliament commenced on 2 July 2019 the leader of the opposition Anthony Albanese was keen to get on the front foot and promote an alternative tax cut plan. Here are photos from his doorstop interview in the Mural Hall at Parliament House on Monday 1 July.

The swearing-in of the 27th Governor-General of Australia

By Michael Keating | July 3, 2019

On 1 July David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) was sworn-in as Australia’s 27th Governor-General. He replace Sir Peter Cosgrove. After being sworn-in the Governor-General have his first speech in the Senate. He started in the Ngunnawal language. “Dhawra  nguna  dhawra  Ngunawal Yanggu  gulanyin  ngalawiri,  dhunayi,  Ngunawal dhawra. Wanggarralijinyin  mariny  balan  bugarabang. Having just made an […]

New members in the 45th Parliament attending a seminar in the House of Representatives

Members 45th Parliament

By Michael Keating | May 12, 2018

Two SABC Board Members Resign after being grilled by the Portfolio Committee on Communications.

Doorstop Interview Photos – Michaelia Cash – Australian Jobs 2018 report

By Rob Keating | May 2, 2018

Photos from the doorstop interview held at Canberra’s Merici College where Senator Cash, Minister for Employment and Innovation launched the Australian Jobs 2018 report

John Alexander Exits Parliament – Next Is?

By Rob Keating | November 12, 2017

The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two houses that makes up the Australian Parliament, the other house is the Senate. It comprises of 150 members that were last elected on July 2, 2016. The term for a member is up to three years depending on when the Prime Minister of the day, […]

Photo of Professor Brendan Murphy the Chief Medical Officer during a press conference at Parliament House Canberra

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 19

By Rob Keating | June 28, 2020

Below is a summary version of the latest newsletter. To read the full newsletter you need to subscribe. As a subscriber you gain access to our membership site which includes back copies and access to video content from Inside Canberra forums and other content filmed at Parliament House or when we get out and about. […]

Photo of the House of Representatives during question time

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 18

By Rob Keating | June 20, 2020

Below is a summary version of edition 18 for 2020. To read the full version you need to subscribe. As an Inside Canberra subscriber you receive the newsletter and can access back copies. You also gain access to video content inside the IC membership site. The Week in Parliament We saw something rare in Parliament this […]

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 17

By Rob Keating | June 13, 2020

Published 12 June 2020 Below is a summary version of edition no. 17 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. The Week in Parliament During Question Time Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, “Every death in custody, particularly Indigenous deaths in custody, is an absolute national shame and tragedy.” (Photo by Rob Keating) Parliament […]

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 16

By Rob Keating | June 7, 2020

Published 5 June 2020 Below is a summary version of edition no. 16 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. This Week in Politics  Times were a lot different when the following famous quote was said. “This is the recession we had to have”. Paul Keating immortalised that line 25 years ago […]

Volume 73 – number 15 – political news

By Rob Keating | May 29, 2020

Published 29 May 2020 Below is a summary version of edition no. 15 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. The Week in Politics  On Sunday the Prime Minister ventured out to Robyn Rowe Chocolates in Murrumbateman, just north of Canberra.  He was joined by Senator Jim Molan and Dr Fiona Kotvojs. […]

Photo of Australia's Health Minister Greg Hunt at Parliament House

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 14

By Rob Keating | May 22, 2020

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 14 Published 22 May 2020 Below is a summary version of edition no. 14 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. The Week in Politics With Parliament now in recess until June 10 the focus has been elsewhere. The bigs news came at […]

Screenshot image showing the cover of Inside Canberra Volume 73 Number 13

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – Number 13

By Rob Keating | May 19, 2020

Volume 73 – number 13 – political news Edit Published 15 May 2020  The Week in Politics  This week we saw the return of Parliament for a three-day sitting from Tuesday to Thursday.  Both chambers were held with reduced numbers however the Members and Senators would rotate through unlike the previous COVID-19 sessions that saw less […]

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – number 12

By Rob Keating | May 9, 2020

Volume 73 – number 12 – political news Edit By fdsfkjf100 | May 9, 2020 | 0  Published 8 May 2020. Below is a summary of edition no. 12 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. Click the link to the left to view your subscription options.  The Week in Politics This afternoon the Prime Minister announced a […]

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – Number 11

By Rob Keating | May 2, 2020

Below is a summary of edition of Inside Canberra no. 11 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. Click the link to the left to view your subscription options over at the Inside Canberra site. The Week in Politics  A few weeks ago Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlined a path forward for […]

Political News – Inside Canberra – Volume 73 – Number 10

By Rob Keating | April 24, 2020

Published 24 April 2020. Below is a summary of edition no. 10 for 2020. To access the full version you need to subscribe. Click the link to the left to view your subscription options.  The Week in Politics With Parliament in recess the Prime Minister and Treasurer have been taking centre stage out of Parliament House […]

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