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Parliamentary Roll-Call

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Basic Information:
Parliament website:
Size of parliament: 150 (house), 76 (senate)
Form of government: parliamentary
El. syst.: alternative vote/single-member districts (house), single-non-transferable-vote (senate)
Continuous democracy since: 1901
Last parliamentary election: 9 October 2004
Freedom House political freedom score in 2004: 1
Population: 19.9 million


Jackman, Simon (2001) ‘Estimating Ideological Locations in Australian Political Institutions’, slides from a presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Australasian Political Studies Association, Brisbane, September 2001,

Contact: Simon Jackman (Stanford University)


Citation should be to: Carey, John M. [year.] Carey data archive.

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