Legislative Assembly opening postponed

The state opening of Parliament has been delayed until Monday, 23 May.

The meeting, at which the budget will be presented, has been postponed twice this month as the government finalises the budget.

Initially, lawmakers had hoped to meet on Tuesday, 17 May; subsequently the opening was delayed until Friday, 20 May.

Start time for Monday’s opening meeting is 9.35am. Members of the public are asked to be seated by 9.30am.