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Community Recognition Statements

Community Recognition Statements

Each sitting day Members may give one minute Community Recognition Statements for a total of 30 minutes per day. Members may also submit one written Community Recognition Statement per sitting day, which is recorded in the Hansard of that day.

Community Recognition Statements may:Thank you
  • Congratulate or acknowledge the achievements of people or groups in the community
  • Recognise charity work, retirement or honours and awards
  • Express words of thanks or condolences.

Community Recognition Statements should not contain:
  • Matters of policy
  • Request for the Government or the House, or another body o take action or not
  • Criticisms or negative reflection on any person.

Community Recognition Statements may be taken between items of business with the leave of the House and Members may not give consecutive statements.

Members may make Community Recognition Statements for a total of 30 minutes each day after Private Members' Statements, following which the House adjourns.










 

 

 

 

 

 

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