One of the greatest concerns for the media is the rules around photography in the chamber.
AAP photographers and management get a suspension from the press gallery over photos of November's asylum seeker protest in the House of Representatives.
The Senate has notoriously strict policies against publicising what goes on when it is sitting. But the press gallery -- and a new senator -- are trying to change that.
The Press Gallery's seats have gone elsewhere. And other media tidbits of the day.
Bruce Billson's big bash ... Kevin Andrews snags Howard's couch ... love is in the air ...
The Australian mans the phones -- to its internal directory. Plus other media tidbits of the day,