There are three levels of power: the parliament, the executives and the judiciary. Find out more by viewing this storyboard!
The parliament and its members are responsible for the creation and amendment of laws, where one or multiple create a new concept of a law or suggest changes to existing ones and discuss on whether it should be implemented. The parliament consists of the Queen (via the Governor-General), the Senate and the House of Representatives in conjunction with the Prime Minister and ministers.
The executive and its members are responsible for ensuring that laws are followed and enforced by putting the law into action. The executive are comprised of the Queen (via the Governor-General), Prime Minister and ministers.
The judiciary are tasked with deciding on impartial judgements concerning the laws of a nation whenever a person is accused of a crime against the laws in a legal case by assessing the evidence presented by lawyers and witnesses. The judiciary is composed of the High Court in addition to other federal courts.