Thanks for your question, Edward!
The Federation Chamber does play a part in the law-making process. It is the second chamber of the House of Representatives and can operate at the same time as the House. All members of the House can attend the Federation Chamber. It was established to streamline the House's busy schedule and to increase the time available for conducting non-controversial business.
Its work includes:
All decisions made in the Federation Chamber need to be confirmed by the House of Representatives.
For more information about the House of Representatives and Federation Chamber check out this fact sheet.