Parliamentary Departments
The Department of the Senate provides the Senate, its committees, the President of the Senate and Senators with a broad range of advisory and support services related to the exercise of the legislative power of the Commonwealth. Part of the Department of the Senate, the Parliamentary Education Office provides a wealth of information on Parliament by facilitating education programs, including role-plays, for over 90,000 students per year. They also create a range of engaging print and online resources about the work of the federal Parliament. The Senate contains a number of Standing Committees, Select Committees and Joint Committees; for further details refer to: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Parliamentary Service Act 1999

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Small

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1901

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