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Roles and responsibilities of the Parliament

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Catalogue no: 0102

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

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This diagram illustrates the roles and responsibilities of the Parliament.

The federal Parliament:

  • represents the people of Australia
  • makes and proposes Australian law
  • scrutinises the actions of the government
  • is where government is formed.