Parliament of New South Wales

legislative body in the Australian state of New South Wales

The Parliament of New South Wales is the legislature of the Australian state of New South Wales. It is bicameral, meaning it has two chambers of parliament: the lower house (the Legislative Assembly) and the upper house (the Legislative Council).

Parliament of New South Wales
58th Parliament
Coat of arms or logo
HousesLegislative Council
Legislative Assembly
Founded22 May 1856; 167 years ago (22 May 1856)
New session started
9 May 2023
Charles III
since 8 September 2022[4]
Margaret Beazley
since 2 May 2019
Greg Piper[1][2], Independent
since 9 May 2023
Ben Franklin[3], Nationals
since 9 May 2023
Chris Minns, Labor
since 28 March 2023
Mark Speakman, Liberal
since 21 April 2023
Seats135 (93 MLA, 42 MLC)
Legislative Assembly political groups
Government (45)
  •   Labor (45)

Opposition (36)

Crossbench (12)

Legislative Council political groups
Government (15)

Opposition (15)

Crossbench (12)

Optional preferential voting
Single transferable vote
Last general election
25 March 2023
Next general election
Meeting place
Parliament House,
Sydney, New South Wales,
Constitution of New South Wales

Notes change

References change

  1. "The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly". Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 April 2023.
  2. McGowan, Michael (16 April 2023). "House shortage: New government but parliament still under repair". The Sydney Morning Herald. Nine Entertainment. Retrieved 22 April 2023.
  3. "The Hon. (Ben) Benjamin Cameron FRANKLIN, MLC". Parliament of New South Wales. Archived from the original on 9 May 2023. Retrieved 22 April 2023.
  4. King Charles III becomes monarch after death of mother, Queen Elizabeth II | King Charles III | The Guardian

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