For more information about party representation in the full Senate please visit the Parliament of Australia website at www.aph.gov.au.
This screen shows the number of seats won by each party nationally and in each State and Territory. On this screen you will find...
the number of seats won by each party in each State, Territory and nationally
the total number of seats contested in the 2004 half Senate election in each State, Territory and nationally.
State Senators are elected for six year terms on a rotating basis, with half of the Senators retiring every three years (or facing a half Senate election). Territory Senators are elected for a term equivalent to Members of the House of Representatives.