Making a law in the Australian Parliament
How the Australian Parliament works is set out in the Australian Constitution and is influenced by the separation of powers and the three levels of government. Explore how the Parliament does its work including how laws are made.
This fact sheet examines Australia’s mixed system of government.
This fact sheet introduces the idea of democracy and explores the key principles of Australia’s democratic system of government.
The principle of the separation of powers distributes the power to govern between the Parliament, the Executive and the Judiciary.
Explore how the power to make and manage law is shared in Australia with this interactive.