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Question Time in the House of Representatives

Image of Question Time in the House of Representatives

Catalogue no: 0302

Source/Credit line: PEO, DPS AUSPIC (Auspic Reference No. 100379-003)

Description

This diagram illustrates what happens in Question Time.

  1. An opposition member asks the Prime Minister a question.
  2. The Prime Minister answers the opposition member's question.
  3. A government member asks a minister a question.
  4. The minister answers the government member's question.

Questions to the Prime Minister and ministers continue alternating between government and non-government members.