The Australian Parliament is made up of the King—represented by the Governor-General—the Senate and the House of Representatives. Discover the Parliament, the Australian Government, opposition, and the people who help the Parliament do its work.
This image shows the current numbers in the Australian House of Representatives.
Keep up-to-date with the current numbers and work of the Australian Parliament with these facts and figures.
This fact sheet investigates the work of ministers (members of the Australian Government with special responsibilities) and shadow ministers.
Learn about the Senate's Presiding Officer with this fact sheet. Explore how the President is chosen, their role in the Senate and in the department, their chair and the history of the position.
Get to know the role of the Prime Minister with this fact sheet. Learn how the Prime Minister is chosen, their responsibilities, and about their official residences.