Conducting and running parliamentary sittings during the Pandemic was the common challenge that most Parliaments in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific including Tonga faced in the last 12 to 18 months. This was raised during presentations and country reports from all jurisdictions.
“Democracy’s Way Forward”: Facing many challenges in a rapidly changing world, our parliaments must seize the opportunity to strengthen and revitalise democracy is this year’s theme for the 51st Presiding Officer’s and Clerks Conference in Melbourne, Australia from the 4th to the 8th of July,2022.
Na’e tali ‘e he Fale Alea ‘o Tonga ‘a e Lao Fakaangaanga Ke Fakahu Atu 'a e Pa'anga 2022/2023 ki he Ngaahi Ngaue 'a e Pule'anga fakataha mo hono ngaahi fakatonutonu.
A moment of silence was observed in Parliament this morning, Monday June 13th, to honour the life service of the late Hon. Vili Manuopangai Faka’osiula Hingano, who died in New Zealand on June 10th, 2022.