Can an LGBTQ person run for Prime Minister?
Thanks for your question. In short, yes, they can!
The Prime Minister is a member of the House of Representatives and leads the parliamentary party, or coalition of parties, with the support of the majority of members in the House. They are chosen as party leader by the members of their party.
A number of LGBTQI people have been elected to Parliament and have been chosen to be parliamentary leaders.
The government side of the House of Representatives.
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The Prime Minister and members of the government in the House of Representatives.
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