How is the Liberal Party of Australia represented in the Federal Parliament?
Following the 2007 election, Liberal holds 55 seats in the House of Representatives. One of these is being challenged by Labor in the Court of Disputed Returns due to a close result, and 643 ballots are disputed. With the National Party coalition, they hold 65 seats.
In the Senate, the Australian Liberal Party will hold 32, the Country Liberal Party holds one, and the Nationals hold 4. So, the Coalition holds 37 Senate seats together.
The Head of State for Australia is Queen Elizabeth II, as Australia chooses to remain part of the Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth is represented by the Governor Genral, who is appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister. The government of Australia is led by the Prime Minister who, as of September 2013, is Tony Abbott of the Liberal Party of Australia.
There is no president in Sydney, nor in the rest of Australia. Australia is run by the Prime Minister who, in 2913, is Tony Abbott, of the Liberal Party of Australia. The Prime Minister is not restricted exclusively to Sydney, but is the head of the federal government, which is over all of Australia.
The Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, The Honourable Michael Ignatieff, P.C., M.P., is currently the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. The current leader of the Opposition in Australia is Anthony John 'Tony' Abbott, MHR, Federal Member for Warringah, who leads the Liberal Party of Australia, which is in coalition with the Australian National Party.
In the Province of Ontario, "MPP" stands for "Member of Provincial Parliament." There are 107 members of Ontario's Provincial Parliament. Three political parties are represented by elected members of Ontario's Provincial Parliament: Liberal Party, Progressive Conservative Party and New Democratic Party. Click on the link below, which will take you to the government website listing all MPPs, the ridings they represent, and their political affiliations.
The Liberal Party of Canada (the "Grits") were decimated in the recent general election. The Party won a mere thirty-four seats in the federal House of Commons, on nineteen percent of the vote nationwide. For the first time in Canadian history, the Liberal Party have been relegated out of government or opposition status in the Parliament of Canada. Conversely, the New Democratic Party formed its first Loyal Opposition at the federal level in Canadian history…
The 'New Deal,' a series of widespread federal (and some state) programs and initiatives during the 1930s, was indeed 'liberal.' As distinct from 'conservative' understandings of the responsibilities and privileges of federal government, the 'liberal' New Deal greatly expanded the role of federal government relative to its previous role in American economics and social planning. Fundamentally, it conceived of the federal government as responsible for ensuring in-state stability and prosperity in domestic affairs.
Neither. Australia does not operate on a platform of being either Republican or Democratic. Australia has its own political parties: the two major parties are the Liberal party of Australia and the Australian Labor party. Its government is led by the Prime Minister, not by a president, and in 2013 this is Tony Abbott of the Liberal Party.