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Parliamentary and government information

Identify key information resources for goverrnment and parliamentary information.


Gazettes are a key information resource for accessing government information. A gazette is where the government announces its decisions and actions, including:

  • Appointments, transfers, resignations or promotions within the public service
  • Establishment of departments, bodies or commissions
  • Establishment or changes to electorate boundaries
  • Proclamations, notices and circulars
  • Date of when legislation receives Royal Assent
  • Government tenders
  • Deaths, wills and intestacies

Accessing Government Gazettes:

 For further information see Commonwealth of Australia Gazettes – Fact sheet 22 by the National Archives of Australia, or Government Gazettes by the Queensland State Archives.