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1

What are the three levels of government?

- Legislative
- Executive
- Judicial

2

Who does the Governor General currently represent?

The Queen

3

What are the three distinct parts of parliament?

- The House of Representatives
- The Senate
- The Queen (represented by the Governor General)

4

What are the 5 main sources of law?

- Customary law
- Common law
- Statute law
- Delegated legislation
- International law

5

“The law applies to everyone equally” is a key principle of?

The rule of law

6

What are the three arms of Australia's federal government

- The Judiciary
- The Legislature
- The Executive

7

Where is common law made?

The courts

8

Laws made in Parliament are called?

Statute laws

9

What are the three levels of Australian Government?

- Federal
- State
- Local