"How many shadow ministers, ministers, representatives and senators are there?"

There are 150 members of the House of Representatives and 76 senators in the Senate.

The number of ministers and shadow ministers can vary according to how the government and opposition want to organise their teams; however, according to the Ministers of State Act 1952, there can be no more than 30 ministers in executive government.

Links to the current ministry list and shadow ministry list can be found here. More information on the current composition of the Parliament can be found here.

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