JIS News

The Ceremonial Opening of Parliament will take place on Thursday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m. at a joint meeting of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

The opening, which marks the beginning of the legislative year, will feature the traditional delivery of the Throne Speech by Governor-General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen.

After the ceremony, the House of Representatives will reconvene at 2:00 p.m. for the tabling of the 2013/2014 Estimates of Expenditure.