The parliamentary standards committee has presented its final report which includes a proposed code of conduct and standards for Commonwealth workplaces.
How politicians are expected to behave
Parliamentarians are being urged to adopt a new code of conduct for their workplaces. The Parliamentary Standards Committee final report released on Tuesday includes:
* A proposed code of conduct for parliamentarians, their staff and people employed in Commonwealth workplaces has been released.
* It was recommended by the parliamentary standards committee in its final report after an inquiry.
* If adopted it would apply to all who work in Parliament House – including ministerial, departmental and press gallery staff – as well as electorate offices across the country.