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Role of the Prime Minister of Australia

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Catalogue no: 0600

Source/Credit line: Parliamentary Education Office (www.peo.gov.au)

Description

This diagram illustrates the role of the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister is:

  • the most senior minister
  • the key spokesperson for Australia
  • the head of Cabinet
  • the leader of the government.