Summary information on parliamentary government, elections and periods in office

The tables in this section summarize information on state and territory parliaments, elections and governments over more than a century (or since the establishment of self-government for the territories). The tables are supplemented by explanatory text.

Information in these summaries focuses on the operation of parliamentary government, elections and representation in state and territory assemblies, and the periods in office of premiers.

Summary information on parties can be found in the 'Parties' component of this website.

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