There are 76 senators, 12 from each state and two each from the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. A partner with the House in the legislative process, the Senate conducts much of its work through an established committee system, including the budget estimates accountability process.
An introduction to the Parliament of Australia Senate and its powers, composition, role, sitting pattern, the senate chamber, senate committees etc.
You can browse current senators by commencement date, service expiry date, their date or place of birth, state or see all women senators. You can also search for your state senators by name, postcode or electorate. Senators homepages provide parliamentary and electorate address and contact details, their biography, first speech and external links.
Contact list of senators and members with address labels, CSV files and how to address senators and members
A series of briefs which aim to give a basic introduction to the Senate and its work.
The Senate Committees page includes links to the list of Senate committees, current membership, current inquiries, recently tabled reports, completed inquiries, today's hearings, upcoming hearings and information about committees.