The House of Representatives
Role of the House of Representatives
Catalogue no: 0306
Source/Credit line: Parliamentary Education Office (www.peo.gov.au)
This diagram illustrates the various roles of the House of Representatives. Members:
- form government
- decide matters of national interest
- represent the interests of people in their electorates
- propose, debate and vote on bills and amendments
- examine issues in committees
- scrutinise executive government.
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