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Clip from Behind the News  |  ABC ME  |  August 11, 2015
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When you hear about a new speaker being appointed in Parliament, do you ever wonder what it is exactly they do Well, it turns out quite a bit as it's on them to keep order and try to facilitate healthy debate amongst the members. And it turns out, the position has a pretty interesting and surprisingly violent history.

When you hear about a new speaker being appointed in Parliament, do you ever wonder what it is exactly they do Well, it turns out quite a bit as it's on them to keep order and try to facilitate healthy debate amongst the members. And it turns out, the position has a pretty interesting and surprisingly violent history.

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