"What is a non-elected officer and where can I find some interesting facts? "

Thank you for your question, Lee.

In addition to members of parliament—who are elected representatives of the people—non-elected officers also work in the Senate and House of Representatives. Non-elected officers are parliamentary employees who have a range of important responsibilities and duties to make sure the Australian Parliament can do its work.

To learn more about non-elected officers, check out our fact sheets about the Clerks, the Serjeant-at-Arms and the Usher of the Black Rod.

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