Friday, 05 March 2021

If you want to find out about the NSW Parliament, visit NSW Parliament Education Resources. The Parliament of NSW website has a virtual tour and other information on the about Parliament page.  You can find out about the electoral system in NSW from the State Electoral Commission.

If you want to learn about the Australian Parliament, you can get some great information from the Parliamentary Education Office on the Parliament of Australia web site. You can find out about the Australian electoral system from the Australian Electoral Commission.

The Governor-General of Australia is the King’s representative. In practice, the Governor-General is Australia’s Head of State and has a range of constitutional and ceremonial duties. The Governor-General is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force.  

The Governor of NSW  is also appointed by the King and is her representative for NSW. Like the Governor General, the Governor has many important duties

If you are looking for general information about Australia you can access a wealth of statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, including the real time ABS population clock. Statistics gathered by the Bureau help Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments plan how to best allocate government services.