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Australia New South Wales Relief Location Map
Coordinates : 25°S 133°E / 25°S 133°E / -25; 133 Commonwealth of Australia Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: " Advance Australia Fair
Advance Australia Fair
" CAPITAL Canberra
Canberra
35°18′29″S 149
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Lower House
A LOWER HOUSE is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature , the other chamber being the upper house . Inside the Australian House of Representatives Despite its official position "below" the upper house, in many legislatures worldwide, the lower house has come to wield more power. A legislature composed of only one house is described as unicameral
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Australian Senate
GOVERNMENT (28) Coalition Liberal (19) LNP (5) National (3) CLP (1 ) OPPOSITION (26) Labor (26) CROSSBENCH (19) Greens (7) One Nation (4) Xenophon (3) Lambie (1 ) Hinch (1 ) Liberal Democrat (1 ) Conservatives (1 ) Independent (1 ) VACANT (3) Vacant (3) ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM Single transferable vote LAST ELECTION 2 July 2016 NEXT ELECTION On or before 18 May 2019 MEETING PLACE Senate chamber Parliament House Canberra
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Australian House Of Representatives
GOVERNMENT (76) Coalition Liberal (45) LNP (21) National (10) OPPOSITION (69) Labor (69) CROSSBENCH (5) Greens (1 ) Xenophon (1 ) Katter (1 ) Independent (2) ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM Instant-runoff voting LAST ELECTION 2 July 2016 NEXT ELECTION On or before 2 November 2019 MEETING PLACE House of Representatives chamber Parliament House Canberra
Canberra
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United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND was established as a sovereign state on 1 January 1801 by the Acts of Union 1800
Acts of Union 1800
, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Ireland
Ireland
. The growing desire for an Irish Republic
Irish Republic
led to the Irish War of Independence
Irish War of Independence
, which resulted in Ireland
Ireland
seceding from the Union and forming the Irish Free State in 1922. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
remained part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, and the state was consequently renamed the " United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". The UK financed the European coalition that defeated France in 1815 in the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars

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Federation Of Australia
The FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland
Queensland
, New South Wales
New South Wales
, Victoria , Tasmania
Tasmania
, South Australia
South Australia
, and Western Australia
Western Australia
agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia
Australia
. Fiji
Fiji
and New Zealand
New Zealand
were originally part of this process, but they decided not to join the federation
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Upper House
An UPPER HOUSE, sometimes called a Senate
Senate
, is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature ), the other chamber being the lower house . The house formally designated as the upper house is usually smaller, and often has more restricted power, than the lower house. Examples of upper houses in countries include the UK's House of Lords , Canada's Senate , India's Rajya Sabha , Russia's Federation Council , Ireland's Seanad , Germany's Bundesrat and the United States
United States
Senate
Senate

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Parliament Of Australia
GOVERNMENT (76) Coalition Liberal (45) LNP (21) National (10) OPPOSITION (69) Labor (69) CROSSBENCH (5) Greens (1 ) Xenophon (1 ) Katter (1 ) Independent (2) SENATE POLITICAL GROUPS GOVERNMENT (29) Coalition Liberal (20) LNP (5) National (3) CLP (1 ) OPPOSITION (26) Labor (26) CROSSBENCH (19) Greens (7) One Nation (4) Xenophon (3) Lambie (1 ) Hinch (1 ) Liberal Democrat (1 ) Conservatives (1 ) Independent (1 ) VACANT (2) Vacant (2) ELECTIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES VOTING SYSTEM Instant-runoff voting SENATE VOTING SYSTEM Single transferab
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President Of The Senate (Australia)
The PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE is the presiding officer of the Australian Senate
Australian Senate
, the upper house of the Parliament of Australia
Australia
. The position is provided for by Section 17 of the Constitution of Australia
Australia
. The senate elects one of its members as president at the start of each new term, or whenever the position is vacant. This is usually—though not necessarily—a member of the party or coalition that holds the most seats in the senate. The largest party in the senate is not always the governing party , as government is determined by the House of Representatives . The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives may consequently be from different parties
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Scott Ryan (Australian Politician)
SCOTT MICHAEL RYAN (born 12 May 1973) is an Australian politician. He has been a Senator representing the state of Victoria for the Liberal Party of Australia
Australia
since 1 July 2008, having been elected at the 2007 federal election . Ryan served as the Special
Special
Minister of State from July 2016 to November 2017, and the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cabinet from January 2017 to November 2017 in the Turnbull Government . Ryan resigned these ministerial positions in order to serve as President of the Senate , to which he was elected on 13 November 2017. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Political career * 2 Personal life * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYRyan was born on 12 May 1973 in Brisbane
Brisbane
, Queensland
Queensland
, and grew up in Essendon , Victoria
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Speaker Of The Australian House Of Representatives
The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES is the presiding officer of the House of Representatives , the lower house of the Parliament of Australia
Australia
. The presiding officer in the upper house is the President of the Senate . The office of Speaker was created by section 35 of the Constitution of Australia . The authors of the Constitution intended that the House of Representatives should as nearly as possible be modelled on the House of Commons of the United Kingdom
House of Commons of the United Kingdom
. The Speaker is the presiding officer of House of Representatives debates, determining which members may speak. The Speaker is also responsible for maintaining order during debate, and may punish members who break the rules of the House. The office of Speaker is currently held by Tony Smith (Liberal ) since 10 August 2015
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Tony Smith (Victorian Politician)
ANTHONY DAVID HAWTHORN SMITH (born 13 March 1967) is an Australian politician who is the 30th and current Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives assuming office on 10 August 2015. He has been a Liberal Party member of the Australian House of Representatives
Australian House of Representatives
since 2001, representing the Division of Casey
Division of Casey
, Victoria. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Political career * 2.1 In parliament * 3 References * 4 External links EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONSmith was born in Melbourne
Melbourne
, to parents Alan Smith, a chemistry teacher, and Noel Smith, a medical secretary. Tony was the youngest child, with two older sisters: Christine (born 1960) and Heather (born 1962)
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Constitution Of Australia
The CONSTITUTION OF AUSTRALIA is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia
Australia
operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia
Australia
. It consists of several documents. The most important is the CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, which is referred to as the "Constitution" in the remainder of this article. The Constitution
Constitution
was approved in a series of referendums held over 1898–1900 by the people of the Australian colonies , and the approved draft was enacted as a section of the COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA CONSTITUTION ACT 1900 (Imp), an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
. The Commonwealth of Australia
Australia
Constitution
Constitution
Act 1900 (Imp) became law on 9 July 1900, and entered into force on 1 January 1901
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Statute Of Westminster Adoption Act 1942
The STATUTE OF WESTMINSTER ADOPTION ACT 1942 is an Act of the Australian Parliament that formally adopted the Statute
Statute
of Westminster 1931 , an Act of the British Imperial Parliament enabling the legislative independence of the various self-governing Dominions of the British Empire
British Empire
. The Statute
Statute
of Westminster allowed the Dominion parliaments and governments to act independently of the British Parliament and Government . The Act is more important for its symbolic value than for the legal effect of its provisions. While Australia's growing independence from the United Kingdom was well accepted, the adoption of the Statute
Statute
of Westminster formally demonstrated Australia's independence to the world. It also symbolised the shift in Australia\'s foreign policy from a focus on the United Kingdom to the United States
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