New South Wales Legislative Assembly
|New South Wales Legislative Assembly|
|Type||Lower house of Parliament of New South Wales|
|Speaker||Hon. Shelley Hancock MP, Liberal
since 3 May 2011
|Political groups||Liberal (51)
|Last election||26 March 2011|
|Legislative Assembly Chamber
Parliament House, Sydney,
New South Wales, Australia
|NSW Legislative Assembly|
The New South Wales Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the parliament of New South Wales in Australia. The upper house is the Legislative Council. Both sit at Parliament House in the state capital, Sydney. The Assembly has 93 members, each elected to a single-member constituency, known as seats. Voting is by the optional preferential system.
References[change | change source]
- "Role and History of the Legislative Assembly". About us – Legislative Assembly. Parliament of New South Wales. 25 February 2008. http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/web/common.nsf/key/LARole. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
- "The Role of Members of Parliament". Members. Parliament of New South Wales. 28 February 2008. http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/web/common.nsf/key/MembersAbout. Retrieved 3 April 2011.