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Statistics for the 44th Parliament

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Out of 226 members of parliament, there are*
Non-Indigenous 221 Indigenous 5
Male 153 Female 73

*as at 15 September 2016

During the 45th Parliament*
 House of RepresentativesSenateTotal
Questions without notice 126 225 351
Petitions presented 0 2 2
Signatures to petitions received 0 15 643 15 643

*as at 15 September 2016

Bills in the 45th Parliament*
 House of RepresentativesSenateTotal
First introduced 43 8 51
Passed by both houses   7
*as at 15 September 2016
Committees*
  House of Representatives**Senate**
Committee reports presented to the 45th Parliament* 1 10

*as at 15 September 2016
**Includes joint committees administered by this house of Parliament

Composition of the House of Representatives*
 Political PartyNumbersTotal
Government coalition Liberal Party of Australia (Lib) 60 76
The Nationals (the NATS) 16
Opposition Australian Labor Party (ALP) 69 69
Crossbench Australian Greens (AG) 1 5
Katter's Australian Party (KAP) 1
Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) 1
Independents (IND) 2
  Total 150 150

*as at 15 September 2016

Composition of the Senate*
 Political PartyNumbersTotal
Government coalition Liberal Party of Australia (Lib) 24 30
The Nationals (the NATS) 5
Country Liberal Party (CLP) 1
Opposition Australian Labor Party (ALP) 26 26
Crossbench Australian Greens (AG) 9 20
Pauline Hanson's One Nation (PHON) 4
Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) 3
Derryn Hinch's Justice Party (DHJP) 1
Family First (FF) 1
Jacqui Lambie Network (JLN) 1
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 1
  Total 76 76

*as at 15 September 2016

Composition of the House of Representatives expanded*
StateLibThe NATSALPAGKAPNXTINDTotal
NSW 16 7 24         47
VIC 14 3 18 1     1 37
QLD 15 6 8   1     30
WA 11   5         16
SA 4   6     1   11
TAS     4       1 5
ACT     2         2
NT     2         2
Australia 60 16 69 1 1 1 2 150

*as at 15 September 2016

Composition of the Senate expanded*
StateLibThe NATSCLPALPAGPHONNXTDHJPFFJLNLDPTotal
NSW 3 2   4 1 1         1 12
VIC 4 1   4 2     1       12
QLD 3 2   4 1 2           12
WA 5     4 2 1           12
SA 4     3 1   3   1     12
TAS 4     5 2          1   12
ACT 1     1               2
NT     1 1               2
Australia 24 5 1 26 9 4 3 1 1 1 1 76

*as at 15 September 2016

You can find more detailed statistics about the House of Representatives here: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Statistics/House_of_Representatives_Statistics

You can find more detailed statistics about the Senate here: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Statistics/Senate_StatsNet