Since federation, members of the House of Representatives have voted the same way when called upon to decide on matters of government. When a vote is called, members are summoned to the chamber, they divide to opposite sides and the party whips count the numbers.
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Megan Gorrey Former government adviser escapes conviction for 'bizarre' string of events.
Rania Spooner It looks like a tiny chicken-wire cage and it's saving lives and improving quality of life for hundreds of stroke patients in Australia.
Marc Moncrief They sold it to American frozen-food empire Sara Lee in the 80s, but now the NIcholas family have retaken control of the ridgey-didge, 100% Aussie, chocolate milk.
The full details of the 2016 budget will be released by Scott Morrison on Tuesday night at 7.30pm, but there is plenty that we know already.
Craig Butt China's breathtaking appetite for all things Australian - iron ore, real estate and baby formula - has gone sky high.
Craig Butt There has been an insatiable demand in China lately for Australian iron ore, real estate, baby formula, and now our clean air.
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Dee Kramer shares his spectacular aerial drone photography.