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Executive Government

Taflaga, Marija

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The executive is one of the three branches of government, alongside the legislature and the judiciary. As the name suggests, its function is to execute laws and regulations. In Australia, the executive is the part of government containing the prime minister, Cabinet, ministerial offices and the head of state, the governor-general. Thus, while our first thought might be that the executive is ‘the prime minister’, it is in fact a collection of institutions that are bundled together, with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205539
Book Title: Australian Politics and Policy: Senior Edition
DOI: 10.30722/sup.9781743326671
Access Rights: Open Access

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