About Parliament

The Opening of Parliament
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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

January 2013

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  • Senate
  • House of Representatives
  • Both
  • Public Holiday
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