Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull may have a standing desk in his office, but archaic parliamentary rules are preventing Parliament House staff members with medical conditions from getting access to the same adjustable height desks.
Three years ago a trial to re-fit offices with sit-standing desks was started on the House of Representatives side of the building, but has not made its way to the Senate.
Alice Workman is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Canberra.
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