This site is regularly updated to give you the latest coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia. The politics of Australia take place within the framework of a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.Australia has maintained a stable liberal democratic political system under its Constitution, one of the world's oldest, since Federation in 1901. Check the latest information in your language. About Australia Public holidays, timezones, daylight savings and school terms. The Australian government encourages visitors and new residents to learn as much as they can about Australia, including Australia's heritage, language, customs, values and … Australian Government. Effective from midnight AEDST 28 March 2020, if you’re arriving back in Australia you’ll be subject to the Australian Government’s mandatory quarantine period of 14 days at your first Australian destination. This is not a normal recession — its an act of parliament. Australia is the world's sixth oldest continuous democracy and largely operates as a two-party system in which voting is compulsory.

Use the images below to explore the life and times of individual Australian prime ministers, or see The Australian prime minister or The prime ministerial spouse to learn about these roles. Before this, on 15 March, the Government announced a ban on the entry of cruise ships that had left a foreign port. For returning travellers; For family and friends; Information for returning travellers. COVID-19: Australian border controls.

Edmund Barton 1901–03 Alfred Deakin 1903–04 1905–08 1909–10 Chris Contacts for emergency support and government services. Australia Business Arts Foundation (Creative Partnerships Australia) Australia Council: Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Australian Building and Construction Commission: Australian Bureau of Statistics: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity Immigration and citizenship Find out about Australian visas, immigration and citizenship. Australia's PMs. Call the National Coronavirus Line on 1800 020 080 for information and advice. All Australian governments have made a series of decisions over the past four months that have destroyed thousands of businesses and put more than a million people out of work, and none of them have properly compensated all of the afflicted. A secure myGov account lets you link a range of Australian Government services with one username and password, all in one place. All foreign cruise ships are legally required to leave Australian waters and no foreign cruise ships may enter Australian waters (except for some limited exceptions).