The Australian Parliament is made up of the Queen—represented by the Governor-General—the Senate and the House of Representatives. Discover the two chambers, 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.
The official written record of what is said in the Australian Parliament is called Hansard.
An independent is a member of the Australian Parliament who does not belong to a political party.
This fact sheet explores the role of the Serjeant-at-Arms, one of the parliamentary officers in the House of Representatives.