Welcome to CPA Australian Region


The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) connects parliaments in Australia and links them to a broader international network. Information on our work and activities is available from this website.

coming up

Australian and Pacific Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference

30 June to 4 July 2013, ACT Legislative Assembly, Canberra ACT

in focus    

Pacific partnerships deliver projects

Training attachments, needs assessments and skills development workshops have been conducted in recent months under the Pacific Parliamentary Partnerships program, a joint initiative of the CPA Australian Region and the UNDP, with funding from AusAID. For details of recent projects click here

New CPA regional representative

Senator Helen Polley (from the Commonwealth of Australia Branch) has become a CPA Regional Representative for Australia, joining Barry House (President of the WA Legislative Council) and Fiona Simpson (Speaker of the Queensland Parliament).