Australian House of Representatives

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Australian House of Representatives
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Andrew Wallace, Liberal
Since 23 November 2021
Structure
Seats151
Current Structure of the House of Representatives
Political groups
Government (76)

Coalition
  Liberal (60)
  Nationals (16)

Opposition (68)
  Labor (68)

Crossbench (7)
  Greens (1)
  UAP (1)
  KAP (1)
  Centre Alliance (1)

  Independent (3)
Elections
Last election
18 May 2019
Meeting place
Australian House of Representatives - Parliament of Australia.jpg
Parliament House
Canberra, ACT
Australia
Website
House of Representatives


The House of Representatives is the lower house of the Parliament of Australia. The upper house is the Senate. Members of Parliament (MPs) serve for terms of about three years. There are 151 members. Each member represents one electorate. The number of electorates is figured out so that it is in proportion to the population of each state/territory. and so that each one has roughly the same population.[1] This is determined by the AEC (Australian Electoral Commission).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Redistributions". Australian Electoral Commission.