Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Dictionaries and Atlases
A Dictionary of Australian Politics by
Call Number: 320.994
Publication Date: 2010
The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics by
Call Number: 320.994 OXF
Publication Date: 2007
Leaders' Debate - Channel 7 Perth
Australian Political Bingo
Australia, Government of
Australia has governments at federal, state, and territory level. Each state and the two principal mainland territories are represented in the federal Parliament.
Australian Labor Party (ALP)
The ALP describes itself as a democratic socialist party that supports democracy, equality, liberty, and social cooperation.
Current register of political parties
The AEC (Australian Electoral Commission) maintains a Register of Political Parties. This register lists those parties which are eligible to have the party affiliation of their endorsed candidates printed on ballot papers.
Liberal Party is a center-right Australian political party. It promotes individual initiative and private enterprise.
Parliament@Work provides information about State, Territory and Commonwealth parliamentarians and electorates. Features of the site include census data, election results, political parties, politicians and a useful search facility.
Political Parties Fact Sheet
A political party is an organisation that represents a particular group of people or set of ideas. It aims to have members elected to Parliament so their ideas can affect the way Australia is governed.
It is important to show your teacher you used a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.
A sample bibliography for 3 resources listed on this page would look like:
2012, Government in Australia, Pearson, Port Melbourne.
Google Search Operators & Commands n.d., Chart, SlideShare, accessed 14 September 2016, http://image.slidesharecdn.com/googlesearchoperatorlix-ray-140923031955-phpapp02/95/google-search-operator-li-x-ray-2-638.jpg?cb=1411442897.
National Library of Australia n.d., TROVE, Australian Government, accessed 14 September 2016, <http://trove.nla.gov.au/>.