The Victoria State Government, also referred to as just the Victorian Government, is the state-level authority for Victoria, Australia. Like all state governments, it is formed by three independent branches: the executive, the judicial , and the parliament .
The Australian Government provides a basic universal health cover through the Medicare scheme. Medicare is partly funded by a 2% Medicare levy paid by most taxpayers. Individuals and families can take out additional health insurance for services not covered by Medicare or for services provided in private hospitals.
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In the run-up to the next Australian federal election, it is expected a number of polling companies will conduct regular opinion polls for various news organisations. These polls will collect data on parties' primary vote, and likely contain an estimation of the two-party-preferred vote .
The Government of New South Wales, a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, was formed in 1856 as prescribed in its Constitution, as amended from time to time. Since the Federation of Australia in 1901 , New South Wales has been a state of the Commonwealth of Australia , and the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the ...
Nanny state is a term of British origin that conveys a view that a government or its policies are overprotective or interfering unduly with personal choice.   The term likens such a government to the role that a nanny has in child rearing .
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) was the primary intergovernmental forum in Australia from 1992 to 2020. Comprising the federal government, the governments of the six states and two mainland territories and the Australian Local Government Association, it managed governmental relations within Australia's federal system within the scope of matters of national importance.