The Role Of The Liberal Party In Australia

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The Liberal Party is a political party founded in 1945 to replace the United Australia Party. It was formed by Sir Robert Menzies, who was the 12th Prime Minister of Australia. The Liberal Party is one of the two major political parties of Australia. Federally, the Liberal Party runs in a Coalition with the National Party, the Northern Territory Country Liberal Party, and Queensland Liberal branch of the Liberal National Party. Currently, the Liberal Party is running the government. The two longest Prime Minister so far of the Liberals, were Sir Robert Menzies and John Howard, Menzies’ first span of three years, then the second time for an amazing 17 years, and Howard’s spectacular 11 years. The current Prime Minister is Tony Abbot who has
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