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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australian Colonies Government Act, formally known as the Act for the Better Government of Her Majesty's Australian Colonies (1850), was legislation enacted by the British Parliament, which enabled the creation of new Australian colonies with a similar form of government to New South Wales.
The Australian Conservatives is an Australian political party formed and led by Cory Bernardi as a breakaway from the Liberal Party of Australia.
The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.
The Australian Greens Victoria, also known as the Victorian Greens, is the Victorian state member party of the Australian Greens, a green political party in Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.
A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.
A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.
Bruce Norman Atkinson (born 15 May 1953) is an Australian politician.
Colin William Brooks (born 9 January 1970) is an Australian politician.
In history, a colony is a territory under the immediate complete political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.
Compulsory voting refers to laws which require eligible citizens to register and vote in national and/or local elections.
The Constitution of Australia is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia.
The Constitution of Victoria is the Constitution of the State of Victoria, Australia.
Daniel Michael Andrews (born 6 July 1972) is an Australian politician who is the 48th Premier of Victoria, a post he has held since 2014.
Debate is a process that involves formal discussion on a particular topic.
Denis Vincent Napthine (born 6 March 1952) is a former Australian politician who was the 47th Premier of Victoria.
Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Macarthur (16 March 1789 – 4 January 1872) was a lieutenant-general in the British Army, Commander-in-chief of British forces in Australia from 1855 and was an administrator in 1856 for 12 months after the death of Governor of Victoria, Sir Charles Hotham.
Members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly, one of the two houses of the Parliament of the Australian State of Victoria, are elected from 88 single-member electoral districts, commonly referred to as "seats" or "electorates".
Members of the Victorian Legislative Council, the upper house of the Parliament of the Australian State of Victoria, are elected from 8 multi-member electorates called regions.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Evocation is the act of calling upon or summoning a spirit, demon, god or other supernatural agent, in the Western mystery tradition.
A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are chosen.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
The Government of New South Wales, also referred to as the New South Wales Government or NSW Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of New South Wales.
The Government of Victoria is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
The Governor of New South Wales is the viceregal representative of the Australian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in the state of New South Wales.
The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of its monarch, Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia and is one of the Governors of the Australian states.
Governor-general (plural governors-general) or governor general (plural governors general), in modern usage, is the title of an office-holder appointed to represent the monarch of a sovereign state in the governing of an independent realm.
The incumbent is the current holder of a political office.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
In many common law jurisdictions (e.g., England and Wales, Ireland, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore), an indictable offence is an offence which can only be tried on an indictment after a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is a prima facie case to answer or by a grand jury (in contrast to a summary offence).
Instant-runoff voting (IRV) is a voting method used in single-seat elections with more than two candidates.
The Leader of the Opposition in Victoria is the leader of the largest political party in parliament but not in government.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
A lieutenant governor, lieutenant-governor, or vice governor is a high officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction.
Linda Marion Dessau (born 8 May 1953) has been the Governor of Victoria since 1 July 2015.
During her many visits to Australia, Queen Elizabeth II has opened sessions of parliament and unveiled various buildings, venues and other things.
Matthew Jason Guy (born 6 March 1974) is an Australian politician who is the current Leader of the Opposition in Victoria, as the state leader of the Liberal Party.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The following are lists of members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
This is a list of members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 2010 to 2014: Category:Members of the Parliament of Victoria by term Category:21st-century Australian politicians.
The following are lists of members of the Victorian Legislative Council.
This is a list of members of the Victorian Legislative Council, as elected at the 2010 state election and at subsequent appointments.
A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.
A ministry is a governmental organisation, headed by a minister, that is meant to manage a specific sector of public administration.
The monarchy of Australia is a form of government in which a hereditary king or queen serves as the nation's sovereign.
A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.
The National Party of Australia (also known as The Nationals or simply, The Nats) is an Australian political party.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government.
Parliament House is the meeting place of the Parliament of Victoria, one of the parliaments of the Australian states and territories.
The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Parliament railway station is an underground station on the metro network in Melbourne, Australia.
The Parliaments of the Australian states and territories are legislative bodies within the federal framework of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Peter Julian Ryan (born 30 October 1950) is a former Australian politician who was leader of The Nationals in Victoria.
Peter Lindsay Walsh (born 9 January 1954) is an Australian politician.
A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.
The Premier of Victoria is the Head of government in the Australian state of Victoria.
The President of the Victorian Legislative Council, also known as the Presiding Officer of the Council, is the presiding officer of the Victorian Legislative Council, the upper house of the Parliament of Victoria and equivalent to the President of the Australian Senate.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
The Reason Party (formerly named the Australian Sex Party) is an Australian political party founded in 2017.
Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.
The Royal Exhibition Building is a World Heritage Site-listed building in Melbourne, Australia, completed in 1880.
Samantha Shantini Ratnam (born 1977) is a social worker, politician and the current leader of the Victorian Greens.
The secret ballot is a voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum is anonymous, forestalling attempts to influence the voter by intimidation, blackmailing, and potential vote buying.
The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party is an Australian political party.
The single transferable vote (STV) is a voting system designed to achieve proportional representation through ranked voting in multi-seat organizations or constituencies (voting districts).
A single-member district or single-member constituency is an electoral district that returns one officeholder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature.
The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.
The Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly is the presiding officer of the Victorian Legislative Assembly, the lower house of the Parliament of Victoria.
A style of office or honorific is an official or legally recognized title.
The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior court for the State of Victoria, Australia.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
The Victorian Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria in Australia; the upper house being the Victorian Legislative Council.
The Victorian Legislative Council (VLC) is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria, Australia; the lower house being the Legislative Assembly.
The 2014 Victorian state election, held on Saturday, 29 November 2014, was for the 58th Parliament of Victoria.
The next Victorian state election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018 to elect the 59th Parliament of Victoria, including all 88 seats in the Legislative Assembly and all 40 in the Legislative Council.
Vote 1 Local Jobs is a minor political party in the state of Victoria, Australia.
The Westminster system is a parliamentary system of government developed in the United Kingdom.
A whip is an official of a political party whose task is to ensure party discipline in a legislature.