You and Your Government
Three Levels of Government
There are three levels of Government in Australia. Each level provides different services to people:
Local Governments service the needs of local communities. Some of the services provide by local councils cover: Drains and footpaths, rubbish collection, building and permits, street signs and traffic controls, rate collection, animal control, local sporting ground.
Local Councils in the electorate of Eden-Monaro include:
State Governments make laws relevant to their State. Some State Governments responsibilities include: Hospitals, Housing, Schools, Transport, Community Services, Motor vehicle registration, forestry, police, fire brigade and ambulance, roads.
State MPs in the electorate of Eden-Monaro are:
Mr John Barilaro MP, Member for Monaro
Mr Andrew Constance MP, Member for Bega
The Federal Parliament makes laws for all Australians. Some services for which the Federal Government are responsible include: Employment, Pensions and family support, Immigration, Passports, Income and company taxes, Imports and exports, Defence, Airports and air safety, Control of television, radio and internet, Post and telecommunications.
If you are a constituent in my electorate please do not hesitate to contact my office if I can be of assistance with a Federal Government issue.