Federal, state and local
How the Australian Parliament works is set out in the Australian Constitution and is influenced by the separation of powers and the three levels of government. Explore how the Parliament does its work including how laws are made.
This short video introduces the Australian Constitution—the rules by which Australia is run.
Get an introduction to the three levels of government with this short video.
This interactive details each step of the law-making process in the Australian Parliament.
This fact sheet outlines the amendment process—an important part of the law-making process of the Australian Parliament.
This fact sheet introduces the different types of law that govern Australia—statute law, delegated law and common law.