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Parliamentary statistics

Today’s Parliament is the 45th elected since federation in 1901. It was officially opened on 30 August 2016 following the double dissolution election held on 2 July 2016.

The Coalition (Liberal Party of Australia and The Nationals joined together) formed government after winning the majority of seats in the House.

The 45th Parliament at work

Composition of the House of Representatives

Composition of the Senate

Membership of the Parliament

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