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WHO’S RUNNING THIS SHOW IN 1778 Captain Arthur Phillip was running this show but back then it was called New Holland and it was ran by England. http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl=http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/nswconstitution/images/role_gov/phillip.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/nswconstitution/html/3rd/bgr/gov/ phillip.html&usg=__RZADNY-2IhSAfyf9Cgd9ymlNe1c=&h=285&w=180&sz=18&hl=en&start=0&sig2=sx5bz_VrtapLHGYvxvA3qg&zoom=1&tbnid=Qd7vlgDtYHjP3M:&tbnh=150&tbnw=95&ei=rrooTq_XJtGcmQWN75jtCQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dcaptain%2Barthur%2Bphillip%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dstrict%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1270%26bih%3D617%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=553&page=1&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0&tx=56&ty=102&biw=1270&bih=617
WHO’S RUNNING THIS SHOW IN 1859?There became ﬁve separateself governing colonies hademerged in Australia. Theseﬁve colonies were called,New South Wales, Victoria,Queensland, Tasmania andSouth Australia.This meantall these colonies were In 1859 there were 5 people runningseparate and had their own this country.laws/rules/boss.
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WHO’S RUNNING THIS SHOW IN 1901?On January 1st, Australia change laws. The King orbecame a Federation. Queen was still theFederation meant that all monarch.the Colonies becameStates and were unitedunder the ‘Commonwealthof Australia’. Federationalso meant that the federal(Big Boss) did not have toask permission of theBritish Parliament to
FEDERAL GOVERNMENTThe federal Governmenthas the sole responsibilityfor Australia’s relationshipwith other countries,defence, air, transport andcommunication. TheFederal Government issituated in Canberra.There are 2 houses ofParliament- The House ofrepresentatives (members)
FEDERAL GOVERNMENTThe Federal Government and the leader of theis situated in Canberra. federal government.There are 2 houses ofParliament-The House ofrepresentatives (members)-The Senate (senators)The Prime Minister (JuliaGillard) is a member of thehouse of representatives
STATE GOVERNMENTThe State Government hasthe sole responsibility forthe State Schools, StateHospitals and the StateRailway stations.
STATE GOVERNMENTThe State Government is Australian federalsituated in the states government.capital. There are twohouses of parliament.-Upper House= Red-Lower House= GreenThe leader of the stategovernment is the Premier.The state government wasfounded before the
LOCAL GOVERNMENTThe Local Government isin charge of the townsParks, Swimming Pools,Rubbish Disposals andLibraries.
LOCAL GOVERNMENTLocal Governments areknown as shires orcouncils. The leader of thisis called the Mayor.
VOTING HISTORY IN COLONIESIn 1855, Victoria introduced thesecret ballot, which became knownthroughout the world as ‘theAustralian ballot’. In 1856, SouthAustralia eliminated professional andproperty qualiﬁcations and gave thevote to all adult men, and in 1892gave adult women thevote. In the1890s the colonies adopted theprinciple of one vote per person,stopping the practice of plural voting. src.usyd.edu.au
VOTING CURRENT FORM-TODAYFor all citizens over theage of 18 it iscompulsory to vote inthe election of bothfederal and stategovernments, and failureto do so may result in aﬁne or prosecution. src.usyd.edu.au
THE QUEENS ROLEAlthough Australia is an independentnation, Queen Elizabeth II of GreatBritain is also formally Queen ofAustralia. The Queen appoints aGovernor-General (on the advice ofthe elected Australian Government)to represent her. The Governor- telegraph.co.ukGeneral has wide powers, but by The Queenconvention acts only on the advice ofministers on virtually all matters. The Governor General smh.com.au
ELECTORATEOur Electorate is Murray,the member is SharmanStone and our party is LP. abc.net.au
WHAT IS PARLIAMENT? StructureThe parliament is made up of the Queen who is representedby the Governor General (Quentin Bryce) and the two houses Laws of parliament which are the senate and the house ofrepresentatives. The federal Parliament meets at Parliament One of the main things that parliament does is make new House in Canberra to represent the people of Australia. laws or change old ones to the way they think is better for our country. Changing a law or to make a new one is called a Voting bill. Their are over 160 bills passed by the parliament each year. Most new laws are introduced by Government Ministers, but these ideas of new laws are carefully looked at andWhen Australians vote for who they want to be in charge they passed through parliament in the way of Question Time anddon’t directly vote for these people. First they send a person the work of Parliament committees.from their local region called a electorate and then vote for a person from their State or Territory to represent them in Parliament. All together there are 76 senators and 150 To sum it up, “Parliament represents the people ofmembers chosen to represent the two Houses of Parliament. Australia, and its the place where government is formed. Parliament makes and changes laws and The side with the most members in the House of examines the work of the government.” -PEO Australia Representatives are officially chosen to form the Australian Government. 4rarassociationsaustralia.com
THE GOVERNMENT CABINET Julia Gillard Wayne Swan Deputy Prime Minister Prime Minister Treasurer Chris Evans Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace RelationsStephen ConroyMinister for Broadband, Simon CreanCommunications and the Minister for Regional Kevin RuddDigital Economy, Australia, Regional Minister for Development and LocalMinister assisting the Prime Foreign Affairs GovernmentMinister Minister for the Arton Digital Productivity Anthony Chris Bowen AlbaneseStephen Smith Minister for Minister forMinister for Defence Immigration and Infrastructure Citizenship and Transpor Jenny Macklin Nicola Roxon Minister for Tony Burke Minister for Families, Housing, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Health and Community Services Water, Population and Communities Ageing and Indigenous Affairs
THE GOVERNMENT CABINET 2 Penny Wong Peter Garrett Kim Carr Minister for School Minister for Innovation, Minister for Finance Education, Early Childhood Industry, Science and and Deregulation and Youth Research Joe Ludwig Minister for Agriculture, Robert McClelland Fisheries and Martin Ferguson Forestry, Minister Assisting Minister for Resources and Attorney-General the Attorney-General on Energy Minister for Tourism Queensland Floods Recovery Craig Emerson Greg Combet Minister for Trade Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
MAKING A LAWMaking a new Lawis a long procedureand takes manypeoples opinions.