"I'd like to know what the customs and traditions are that Cabinet operates by and is there a 20 year public release rule?"

Cabinet is the top-decision-making group in the Australian Government. Cabinet is not mentioned in the Australian Constitution; its operations are based on conventions—traditions.

Each government decides how Cabinet will operate. However, there are several traditions that are central to how Cabinet works:

This fact sheet has lots more information about Cabinet and how it works.

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