Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly

The Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory (known in short as the ACT Legislative Assembly) is the unicameral legislature of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It sits in the Legislative Assembly Building on Civic Square, close to the centre of the city of Canberra.

Legislative Assembly
10th Assembly
Type
Type
History
Founded11 May 1989; 32 years ago (11 May 1989)
Preceded byHouse of Assembly
Leadership
Joy Burch, Labor
since 31 October 2016
Deputy Speaker
Mark Parton, Liberal
since November 2020
Manager of Government
Business
Mick Gentleman, Labor
since February 2016
Government whip
Andrew Barr, Labor
since December 2014
Elizabeth Lee, Liberal
since 27 October 2020
Structure
Seats25
Political groups
Government (16)
  Labor (10)
  Greens (6)[1]
Opposition (9)
  Liberal (9)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Hare–Clark electoral system
First election
4 March 1989
Last election
17 October 2020
Next election
24 October 2024
Meeting place
Legislative Assembly Building, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Website
www.parliament.act.gov.au
Chamber of the ACT Legislative Assembly