Define the two-party system
The 'two-party system' is a term used to describe a political system where 2 major political parties dominate because they receive the majority of votes. One of the 2 parties typically holds a majority in the parliament and forms government while the other is opposition.
Technically, Australia does not have a two-party system as there are currently 3 major parties involved in government and opposition. One is a coalition (partnership) of the Liberal Party of Australia and The Nationals and the other is Australian Labor Party.
There are many political parties represented in the Australian Parliament. Depending on the outcome of a federal election, any number of parties could agree to form a coalition in either government or opposition.
The House of Representatives.
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