Module 3 – Lesson 5- Who are some of Australia’s Leader ?

The following positions are important in the Australian government:

Head of State – (Australia’s Queen/King)

The Governor-General is the representative of the Head of State in Australia.

Governor – the representative of the Head of State in each state

The Prime Minister of Australia is the head of the country’s government.

Premier – the chief executive of a state government

The leader of a territory’s government is known as the Chief Minister.

Member of Parliament (MP) is the people’s representative in the national and state legislatures.

Senator – a member of Parliament from a state or territory

Mayor/Shire President – head of local government

A councilor is an elected member of a municipal council.


Module 3 - Lesson 5 Quiz

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The leader of a local government is called a __________________?

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The people are represented in Parliament by _______________?

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Elected representatives in local government are called _________________?

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The leader of a state government is the ________________?

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States and territories are represented in Parliament by ____________?

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The leader of a territory government is the ________________?

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The leader of Australia’s government is _________________?

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