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Composition of the Senate

 

 

Composition of the Senate*
 Political PartyNumbersTotal
Government coalition Liberal Party of Australia (Lib) 30 35
The Nationals (the NATS) 4
Country Liberal Party (CLP) 1
Opposition Australian Labor Party (ALP) 26 26
Crossbench Australian Greens (AG) 9 15
Centre Alliance (CA) 2
Pauline Hanson's One Nation (PHON) 2
Jacqui Lambie Network (JLN) 1
Independents (IND) 1
  Total 76 76
Composition of the Senate expanded*
StateLibThe NATSCLPALPAGCAPHONJLNINDTotal
NSW 5 1   5 1         12
VIC 5 1   4 2         12
QLD 4 2   3 1   2     12
WA 6     4 2         12
SA 4     4 1 2     12
TAS 5     4 2      1   12
ACT 1     1           2
NT     1 1           2
Australia 30 4 1 26 9 2 2 1 1 76

*as at 1 July 2019