Australia has a federal system of government in which there is a national government and six state governments.
The national government is also known as the federal, Commonwealth or Australian governments.
Local government is controlled by state governments. They have the power to establish and abolish all local government bodies.
- Australian Heads of Government – a table showing all current Federal and State Governments, Premiers, Opposition Leaders and Parties.
- Federal, State & Territory Governments 1930-2001 – a colour-coded table showing Labor and non-Labor governments in all Australian parliaments.
- Federal, State & Territory Election Dates Since 1945
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Australian Capital Territory
- Northern Territory
- CLICK HERE for more information about Local Government.
- ANSTAT – an index of State government legislation.