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Question Time in the Senate

Image of Question Time in the Senate

Catalogue no: 0401

Source/Credit line: PEO, DPS AUSPIC

Description

This diagram illustrates what happens in Question Time.

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

Questions to ministers continue alternating between government and non-government senators.