|Parliaments and Local Councils||(Legislative Council abolished 1922)
|Terms of Members of Parliament/Council||The 2016 State Referendum has changed the term of Parliament from up to 3 years to a fixed 4 year term.||Local councils have 4 year fixed terms.|
|Number of Members||Currently 93 elected from single-member electoral districts.||77 Mayors and 501 Councillors across 54 divided and 23 undivided local government areas.|
Electoral Act (1992).
Referendums Act (1997).
Local Government Electoral Act (2011).
City of Brisbane Act (2010).
Local Government Act (2009)
|Full preferential voting (number every square in the order of your preferences).||Optional Preferential Voting for divided councils and First-Past-The-Post for undivided and multi-member divisions. Mayors are elected under the Optional Preferential Voting system.|
|Enrolment and Voting Eligibility||Same as for Commonwealth, an elector must have resided in the Queensland electoral district for one month.
A British subject (who is not an Australian citizen) in order to be entitled for enrolment under the Elections Act (1983) on 31 December 1991, the person had to be on an Australian (Commonwealth, State or Territory) roll between 1 May and 1 August 1983.
|Electors eligible to vote for the Legislative Assembly.|
|Redistribution Provisions and Frequency||
The Electoral Commissioner is a member of the Queensland Redistribution Commission, the temporary body which reviews and realigns state electoral boundaries. A review can be triggered as a result of one of three circumstances:
Local Government Act (2009); and City of Brisbane Act (2010).
The Change Commission is responsible for assessing whether a local government change proposed by the minister is in the public interest.
|Joint Rolls Arrangements between Commonwealth, States and Territories||Provided by the Australian Electoral Commission since 1992.||Electoral rolls are provided by the Australian Electoral Commission.|
|Funding, Donations and Disclosure Provisions||
|Interesting and Particular Feature(s)||Unicameral Parliament.||Brisbane City Council is the largest Local Government in population and budget in Australia.|
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