5 Dec 2023

Governor-General sends Commissioners to formally open Parliament

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 5 December 2023

Traditions dating back centuries will be on display at Parliament.

At 11 o'clock Tuesday morning the Governor-General will send Commissioners to formally open Parliament.

Then the Clerk of the House will preside over the swearing in of MPs and the election of the Speaker.

Deputy political editor Craig McCulloch spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.