New South Wales Legislative Council

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New South Wales Legislative Council
Type
Type Upper House
Leadership
President of the Council The Hon. Don Harwin MLC, Liberal Party of Australia
since 3 May 2011
Elections
Last election 26 March 2011
Meeting place
Council Chamber.
Legislative Council Chamber
Parliament House, Sydney,
New South Wales, Australia
Website
NSW Legislative Council

The New South Wales Legislative Council is the upper house of the parliament of New South Wales in Australia. The lower house is the Legislative Assembly. Both sit at Parliament House in the state capital, Sydney. The Council has 42 members. Each member serves an eight-year term. Half of the members are elected every four years.