Australian Government

By Mitchell And Cooper.R

What Is a shadow minister?

Shadow ministers are members of the opposition, chosen by the Leader of the Opposition Shadow ministers have the important responsibility of closely examining the work of the government and individual ministers Each shadow minister concentrates on the work of a particular minister and government department.

What party is tony abbot in?

liberal. Mr Abbott had been Leader of the Opposition since 1st of December 2009.

Why do you need 76 seat to win government?

There are 150 members of the House of Representatives, so to have an outright majority one of the parties needs to hold 76 seats. Neither Labor nor the Coalition looks likely to reach that point.

Instead, they'll have to negotiate with the three sitting independents who have been re-elected

How many parties are there ?

All together there are (7 parties).

How do you fill a seat in federal parliment?

When a seat arises in the seat of a list Member of Parliament, the seat is filled by the Electoral Commission declaring elected the next available member on the party’s list