The Australasian Study of Parliament Group (ASPG) is a politically non-partisan body which was established in 1978 to encourage and stimulate research, writing, teaching and discussion about parliamentary institutions, particularly those in Australasia and the South Pacific. The ASPG has Chapters in all States and Territories of Australia and in New Zealand.
Membership consists of parliamentarians, parliamentary officers, academics, teachers, journalists, students and other interested individuals.
Australasian Parliamentary Review
The Australasian Parliamentary Review is the ASPG's official journal and is published twice a year.
ASPG Annual Conference The ASPG holds an Annual Conference hosted by the Australasian parliaments on a rotational basis.
This year's Annual Conference is being hosted by the Parliament of Tasmania from 27 to 29 September 2017. Conference details are available on the national ASPG website.
Annual General MeetingsThe most recent Annual General Meeting of the NSW Chapter of the ASPG took place on Tuesday 22 November 2016 in Parliament House.
The main purposes of the meetings are to elect members to the NSW Chapter's Executive Committee and to discuss the Chapter's activities for the current and coming years.
Please note, only ASPG members may attend the AGM.
Seminars and presentations
The NSW Chapter of the ASPG also holds seminars and presentations on topics related to the NSW Parliament and parliaments in other jurisdictions.
On Thursday 23 March 2017 the NSW Chapter will host a forum with visitors from the Parliament of the United Kingdom for a discussion on the current political landscape in the UK. Time will be available for questions to the panel.
The forum details are as follows:
Time: 11.00 am to 12.30 pmVenue: Macquarie Room, Parliament House, Sydney
Tea and coffee will be served.
Please call 9230 2440 or e-mail email@example.com if you would like to attend.
Please note, most ASPG-hosted presentations are only open to ASPG members. If you would like to become a member, you can download the ASPG Membership Form or contact the NSW Chapter Secretary/Treasurer (details below).
Membership of the NSW Chapter costs $45 per year and entitles you to:
To become a member, complete the membership form.
ASPG Membership Form 2016-17.pdf
For further information contact Ben Foxe, Secretary/Treasurer, Australasian Study of Parliament Group, NSW Chapter
Address: Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney 2000
Telephone: 02 9230 2440