Electoral Legislation

  Parliaments and Local Councils Electoral Legislation
Commonwealth
Head of State
Governor-general
Leader of Government
Prime Minister
Senate Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984.
House of Representatives 148 elected from single-member Divisions.
New South Wales
Head of State
Governor
Leader of Government
Premier
Legislative Council Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act 1912.
Constitution Act 1902.
Legislative Assembly Same as Legislative Council
Local Councils Local Government Act 1993.
Victoria
Head of State
Governor
Leader of Government
Premier
Legislative Council The Constitution Act Amendment Act 1958. Constitution Act 1975.
Legislative Assembly Same as Legislative Council
Local Councils Local Government Act 1989.
Queensland
Head of State
Governor
Leader of Government
Premier
(Legislative Council abolished 1922)
Legislative Assembly
Electoral Act 1992.
Referendums Act 1997.
Local Councils Local Government Act 1989.
City of Brisbane Act 1924.
Western Australia
Head of State
Governor
Leader of Government
Premier
Legislative Council Electoral Act 1907 and some aspects of the Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899.
Legislative Assembly Electoral Act 1907 and some aspects of the Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899.
Local Councils Local Government Act 1995.
South Australia
Head of State
Governor
Leader of Government
Premier
Legislative Council Electoral Act 1985.
House of Assembly Electoral Act 1985.
Local Councils Local Government Act 1999.
Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 & Regulations.
Local Government (Implementations) Act 1999.
City of Adelaide Act 1998.
Tasmania
Head of State
Governor
Leader of Government
Premier
Legislative Council Constitution Act 1985.
Electoral Act 1985.
House of Assembly Constitution Act 1985.
Electoral Act 1985.
Local Councils Local Government Act 1993.
Northern Territory
Head of State
Administrator
Leader of Government
Chief Minister
Legislative Assembly Northern Territory Self Government Act 1978.
Northern Territory Electoral Act 1995.
Municipal Councils Local Government Act.
Local Government (Electoral ) Regulations 1996.
Local Councils Local Government Act.
Respective Community Government Scheme.
Australian Capital Territory
Head of State
Governor-general (the Governor-general has certain reserve powers and can disallow legislation, recommend amendments to legislation and under extreme circumstance dissolve the Assembly.)
Leader of Government
Chief Minister (The Chief Minister is elected by the Assembly andexercises a number of powers normally exercised by a Governorincluding appointment of Ministers and signing law into effect.)
Legislative Assembly Electoral Act 1992
Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1994.
Australian Capital Territory (Self Government) Act 1988.

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