What does the 44th Parliament signify?
Roles and responsibilities of the Australian Parliament.
Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)
This diagram illustrates the roles and responsibilities of the Australian Parliament. The Australian Parliament: represents the people of Australia; makes and proposes Australian law; scrutinises the actions of the government; and is where government is formed.
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The 44th Parliament was the 44th to be formed since the Australian Parliament first met in 1901. Part 5 (Historical Information on the Australian Parliament) of the Parliamentary Handbook has a list of dates for all the Parliaments.