Parliament and government
Catalogue no: 0104
Source/Credit line: Parliamentary Education Office (www.peo.gov.au)
This diagram is about Parliament and government.
More than 15 million Australians vote for federal representatives.
The Parliament of Australia is made up of 226 federal representatives.
There are 76 senators in the Senate.
There are 150 members in the House of Representatives.
Over 50% of support is needed in the House of Representatives to form government.
A maximum of 42 members of the government are part of the executive government.
Some members of the executive government are also members of Cabinet.
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