The Parliamentary Friends of Palliative Care Group aims to: Senator Catryna Bilyk (Co-Chairs), Mr John Alexander OAM MP [1] A parliamentary group is sometimes called the parliamentary wing of a party, as distinct from its organisational wing. Mr John Alexander OAM MP (Chair) Ms Anne Webster MP Senator Perin Davey This term is in a sense the opposite of the term 'parliamentary group', which designates a group that includes only members of the same party or electoral fusion. It is often thought improper for elected MPs to take instructions solely from non-elected party officials or from the small subset of the electorate represented by party members. Ms Angie Bell MP These guidelines apply to Parliamentary Friendship Groups (non-country) only. Mr Dave Sharma MP Palliative care is not just about dying or 'end of life'. It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs to meet and interact with Australian Men's Shed Association and other organisations on matters relating to Men's Sheds. Ms Ged Kearney MP Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (Co-Convenors), Senator Bridget McKenzie (Co-Chairs). Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Mr Andrew Leigh MP (Co-Chairs), Dr Mike Freelander MP There is no treatment or cure available. Senator Claire Chandler Mr Julian Simmonds MP The Parliamentary Friends of the United Nations and UN Agencies has been established by Parliamentary Co-Convenors and the United Nations Association Australia to raise awareness of the important role the United Nations and United Nations Agencies play across the globe. Senator Carol Brown Parliamentary Friendship Groups (non-country) for the 46th Parliament are formally recognised by the Presiding Officers. The Group will seek to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of rare diseases among Members of Parliament and in the broader community. The goal of Parliamentary Friends of Polio Survivors is to raise awareness with Members of Parliament and the wider community about the issues relating to polio survivors such as lifting the profile and awareness of health concerns and working towards increased research into issues such as the late onset of polio among polio survivors. Senator Deborah O'Neill The political groups of the European Parliament are similar to other parliamentary groups. Dr Mike Freelander MP Establishment of Parliamentary Friendship Groups (non-country). (Co-Convenor). 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If the party is not represented in the legislature for the time being, the leader will often be put forward at a general election as the party's candidate for their most winnable seat. The Parliamentary Friends of Arthritis is a non-partisan group that is open to all Senators and Members. Mr Graham Perrett MP (Co-Chairs). We hope to encourage more people to take up running, and enjoy its contribution to better health, mental health and the social benefits it brings. In some parties, the leader is elected solely by the members of the parliamentary group; in others, some or all members of the wider party participate in the election. Ms Susan Templeman MP (Co-Chairs). It is intended that this group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs to meet and interact with Housing stakeholders on matters relating to Homelessness and Housing Affordability. Mr Trent Zimmerman MP India to Form “Parliamentary Friendship Groups” Published: March 17, 2021 The Indian Parliament is discussing over a proposal to form a Parliamentary Friendship Group with the friendly nations in a bid to strengthen the bilateral relations. A parliamentary group is therefore not necessarily to be equated with a party. (Co-Chairs). (Co-Chairs). Mr Dave Sharma MP Mr Andrew Giles MP The Parliamentary Friends of Haemochromatosis aims to: Senator Catryna Bilyk (Co-Chairs). Mr Adam Bandt MP Mr David Smith MP Dr Mike Freelander MP To provide a forum for eminent Australian and visiting scientists to engage with parliamentarians. Hon Warren Snowdon MP Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam (Co-Chairs). Dr Fiona Martin MP Inform Federal Parliamentarians of the need for continual improvement in road safety outcomes. Dementia Australia and other stakeholders on matters relating to dementia and how it affects the Australian community. (Co-Chairs). Hon Warren Entsch MP We are members of the National Association of Parliamentarians. (Co-Chairs). Existence of parliamentary friendship groups and exchange of delegations in the past shows proper level of cooperation, she said. Mr Joel Fitzgibbon MP It is our intention for the group to provide a non-partisan forum for Senators and MPs to increase awareness of the national crisis of violence against women and children and to discuss policy responses needed to address it. Senator Rachel Siewert It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for Members of Parliament to meet and interact with stakeholder individuals and groups on matters relating to upholding the tenants of our democratic institutions, including the rule of law, democracy and the constituent freedoms that make Australia a special place to live. Mr Rob Mitchell MP The Wuli West NAM however warned that parliamentary friendship groups are not for “fun-finder or tourism.” “Its objective is to share experiences, expertise and to learn from each other,” he stated. Mr Brian Mitchell MP increasing awareness and understanding of the health issues and impact of brain cancers and tumours to politicians and community leaders; identifying and liaising with the medical profession, researchers and experts working in this field; and. (Co-Chairs). Senator Rachel Siewert Mr Trent Zimmerman MP Mr Vince Connelly MP (Co-Chairs), Mr Graham Perrett MP It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs to meet and interact with stakeholders including the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, other law enforcement agencies, the e-safety commissioner, and community advocates like the Morcombe Foundation. India-European Parliament Parliamentary Friendship Group, which will act within [...] the Indian Parliament as a counterpart to the European Parliament Delegation for Relations with the Republic of India; hopes that this positive development will launch a meaningful and structured dialogue between the two Parliaments on issues of global and common interest through regular bilateral visits and round-table … He is the founder of the Kallman Legal Group, PLLC, a successful general practice law firm in Michigan. There is a clear opportunity to bring together the entire dental and oral health sector for improved policy and advocacy collaboration around the support of improved oral health for all Australians. Hon Damian Drum MP Mr Andrew Laming MP (Co-Chairs). The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of an individual's sense of connection and belonging, and the need to reduce social isolation to reduce the incidents of mental health problems. Parliamentary Friendship Groups are informal groups established by Members of the Parliament of Western Australia to raise awareness of, or increase liaison with, a particular group, organisation or issue. Senator Dean Smith Contact Persons: Senator Sarah Hanson-Young Dr Mike Freelander MP The Hon Craig Laundy MP The group will seek to raise awareness of the applications of medicinal cannabis among Members of Parliament and in the broader community. To raise awareness of the immense contribution to the Australian economy made by the Australian music industry. Ms Emma McBride MP (Co-Chairs), Mr Warren Entsch MP The Group will seek to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of asthma among Members of Parliament and in the broader community. (Co-Chairs). (Co-Chairs). Mr Tim Wilson MP Ms Sharon Claydon MP Ms Maria Vamvakinou MP Friendship Group with the National People's Congress (NPC) of the People's Republic of China Friendship Group with the Parliament of Ukraine Friendship Group with the Grand National Assembly of … Senator Deborah O'Neil Palliative care is person and family-centred care that helps people live their life as fully and as comfortably as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness. It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs to meet and interact with small businesses, Chamber of Commerce and advocacy groups on matters relating to small businesses. It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs to meet and interact with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Australasian Railway Association, Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, Bus Industry Confederation of Australia, Consult Australia, Council of Capital City Lord Mayors, Green Building Council of Australia, International Association of Public Transport Australia & New Zealand, National Growth Areas Alliance, National Heart Foundation, Outdoor Media Association, Planning Institute of Australia, Property Council of Australia, Real Estate Institute of Australia and We Ride Australia. Mr Tim Watts MP It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs and Senators to meet with leading Australian and international research experts on a range of contemporary social policy issues. Senator Stirling Griff The Parliamentary Lobby Group for Tibet was established in March 1994 during my visit to Parliament in Wellington at which I addressed a few members of Parliament who were gathered to hear me put the case of Tibet before them. (Co-Chairs)  Mr Trent Zimmerman MP Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP It is intended that this Group will provide a non-partisan forum for MPs to meet and interact with economic Security4Women, one of the six National Women's Alliances, and their members on matters relating to issues and policies that impact women's economic security and lifelong wellbeing. Senator Larissa Waters Mr John Alexander OAM MP The group will also provide access for members to meet adults on the spectrum and hear first-hand experiences, provide accurate and up to date information from those working in the area, and discuss key issues that are important to the autism community. An example application to form a Parliamentary Friendship Group (non-country) is available here. (Co-Chairs). Hon Dr David Gillespie MP Mr Julian Hill MP Senator Helen Polley Mr Graham Perrett MP Mr Andrew Giles MP They play an important role in New Zealand’s engagement in inter-parliamentary relations, with group members often called upon to participate and host meetings for visiting delegations. However, awareness of the disorder is still quite low amongst the Australian population and people are needlessly suffering from its affects.