What is the role of parties in parliament?
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 then it will be able to form government.
You can discover specific details about a particular political party by visiting their website.
The opposition side of the House of Representatives.
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The Leader of the Opposition and members of the opposition in the House of Representatives.
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