7 Type of LegislatureCommonwealth Parliament-elected government that makes laws.Every 4 years, citizens vote for members2 houses of the Commonwealth Parliament:House of RepresentativesSenate
8 Type of Legislature House of Representatives: Selects Prime Minister Australia is divided into areas called electoratespeople living in each electorate vote for a person to represent them in parliament.elected person becomes the MP of the House of Representatives for that area
9 Type of Legislature Senate: 76 members 12 people from each of the 6 states2 people from each of the 2 territories
10 Role of the Citizen Democracy: voters choose the lawmakers 18 or over is required by law to vote.Citizens vote for members in Senate and House of Representatives.Voters do not vote forhead of state (Queen)governor-generaldirectly for the prime minister.
11 Role of the Citizen Australians enjoy many freedoms. freedom of religion, speech, job choice, travel, etc.Their level of freedom is similar to what people have in the United Kingdom & the United States.