Introducing ... Australia's system of government
Everything you need to know about the role, function, structure and people of the Australian Parliament. From the Australian Constitution to bills and laws, and how you can get involved, this section will help you understand how our Parliament works, as well as its history.
This fact sheet examines the path to Federation, the opening of the Australian Parliament and Australia's federal system of government.
Explore the history of Australia’s Parliament with this easy-to-use timeline.
Do you know what each level of government is responsible for? Test your knowledge of the three levels of government in Australia with this game.
This video from the ABC’s Behind the News explores how the 1967 referendum was part of a movement for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ rights.
The Australian Constitution is the set of rules by which Australia is run.