What is the role of parties at elections?
At a federal election, political parties aim to get members elected to the Australian Parliament so their ideas can affect the way Australia is governed. If a party has the support of a majority of members in the House of Representatives, it will be able to form government.
How to form a political party.
Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)
This graphic shows the steps required to form a political party: register with the Australian Electoral Commission, have at least 500 members, and write a party constitution.
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