Each of the states and territories in Australia has its own leader, who also leads the Parliament.
Current state Premiers in Australia, as of 2013 are:
- Premier of New South Wales - Barry O'Farrell
- Premier of Victoria - Denis Napthine
- Premier of Queensland - Campbell Newman
- Premier of South Australia - Jay Weatherill
- Premier of Western Australia - Colin Barnett
- Premier of Tasmania - Lara Giddings
The Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory do not have Premiers, but a Chief Minister. The chief Minister in the Northern Territory is Adam Giles and the Chief Minister of the ACT is Katy Gallagher.