Members represent their electorate in the House of Representatives
In a federal election all Australian citizens 18 years and over who are enrolled to vote must vote for 1 person to represent their electorate in the House of Representatives.
The winner of the vote in each electorate becomes a member of the House of Representatives.
A member represents the interests and concerns of people in their electorate.
Australia has 151 federal electorates
About 112 000 voters live in each electorate.
There are 151 members
1 member for each federal electorate.
Each member is elected for 3 years
Then there is another election.