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Hung parliaments explained

 

LAST FEDERAL ELECTION: Saturday 2 July 2016  

 

 Explanations and definitions

Hung parliament (Wikipedia)

Minority government (Wikipedia)

Minority government (Citizendium)

What to expect from a hung parliament in Australian federal election (smh.com.au)
2 July 2016.

What is a 'hung parliament', and how will a government be formed? (theconversation.com)
Explanation of hung parliament and outline of possible procedures to form a government if the 2016 Australian election does indeed result in neither the Coalition nor Labor gaining a majority of votes in the lower house.

Australia's hung parliament explained (ABC)
23 Aug 2010.
Explanation of the situation in 2010.

What is a hung parliament? (SBS)
Explanation by Zareh Ghazarian, co-author of Australian Politics for Dummies

What does ‘hung parliament’ mean? (Oxford University Press blog)
UK perspective.

Hung parliament (aph.gov.au)
Explanation of the conventions that are expected to be followed in the event of a hung parliament. Written in the context of the 2010 hung parliament.


See also
- 2016 hung parliament news
- The hung parliament of 2010
- Experience elsewhere

 

 


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