The party or coalition with a majority of seats in the lower house is invited by the Governor to form government. Their home page will contain their contact details and best method of contacting them. The upper house is the New South Wales Legislative Council. The administrative duties of the serjeant include allocation of office accommodation, furniture and fittings for members' offices, co-ordination of car transport for members, mail and courier services for the House, security for the House and arrangements for school visits. NSW Parliament will follow schools and begin a gradual return to normal sitting periods from next month as the state starts to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown. Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition The Parliament of New South Wales, located in Parliament House on Macquarie Street, Sydney, is the main legislative body in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW). The Parliament of New South Wales, located in Parliament House on Macquarie Street, Sydney, is the main legislative body in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW). Members of Parliament NSW Introduction. The clerk advises the speaker of the Assembly and members of parliament on matters of parliamentary procedure and management. NT, Popular Sergeant at Arms", The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW: 1842–1954), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=New_South_Wales_Legislative_Assembly&oldid=988112855, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, New South Wales articles missing geocoordinate data, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Women were granted the right to vote in 1902, and gained the right to be members of the Assembly in 1918,[6] with the first successful candidate being elected in 1925. Ms Berejiklian said more sitting periods would allow the parliament to "legislate for a strong economic and community recovery". Get our Coronavirus Update newsletter for the day's crucial developments at a glance, the numbers you need to know and what our readers are saying. The President is a senator who is elected to the position by the members of the Senate. Both the Assembly and Council sit at Parliament House in the state capital, Sydney. [8], Most legislation is initiated in the Legislative Assembly. Hornsby Mr Matt Kean [email protected] (02) 9476 2965 Keira Mr Ryan Park [email protected] (02) 4285 1858 Kiama Mr Gareth Ward [email protected] (02) 4232 3577 Kogarah Ms Cherie Burton [email protected] (02) 9588 7138 Ku-ring-gai The Hon. Records of the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry, Parliamentary Friendship Groups (non-country), House of Representatives chamber and business documents, Getting involved in Parliamentary Committees, Department of the House of Representatives. From the creation of the assembly up to about 1990, the post-nominals "MLA" (Member of the Legislative Assembly) were used.