Elections

Electing Senators

House of Representatives Elections

    Magna Carta

    By voting at elections for the House of Representatives the people of each electoral division (also called an electorate or a constituency) select a person to represent them in the House. The House of Representatives currently has 150 members.

    Infosheet no. 8 Elections for the House of Representatives

Voting

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What is Parliament?

Parliament is the body that makes laws for Australia.  It has three distinct parts:  the House of Representatives, the Senate and the Queen (represented in Australia by the Governor-General).

Parliament House Calendar

December 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
301 Both2 Both3 Both4 Both56
7891011 Other12 Other13
141516 Other17 Other181920
2122232425 Public holiday26 Public holiday27
28293031123
  • Senate
  • House of Representatives
  • Both
  • Public Holiday
  • Other
25 Dec 14
Christmas Day
26 Dec 14
Boxing Day
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