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111312 - Member of Parliament

Description

Represents the interests of people in a constituency as their elected member to national, state or territory parliament.

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

    • Parliamentarian

Specialisations

    • Chief Minister (Aus)
    • Government Minister
    • Member of the Legislative Assembly (Aus)
    • Member of the Legislative Council (Aus)
    • Premier (Aus)
    • Prime Minister
    • Senator (Aus)

Skills Assessment Authority

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Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 1113 Legislators

Description

represent the interests of people in constituencies as elected members of national, state and territory parliaments and local government authorities.

Tasks

    • developing national, state, territory or local government policy, and formulating, amending and repealing legislation and by-laws
    • helping constituents with a range of problems particularly with regard to matters concerning government and local agencies
    • investigating matters of concern to the public and to particular persons and groups
    • introducing proposals for government action and representing public and electoral interests
    • issuing policy directions to government departments and exercising control over local government authorities
    • attending community functions and meetings of local groups to provide service to the community, gauge public opinion and provide information on government plans
    • may serve as a member on parliamentary committees and inquiries
    • may present petitions on behalf of concerned groups

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

    • 111311 Local Government Legislator
    • 111312 Member of Parliament
    • 111399 Legislators nec

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