Other Legislators includes jobs like Aboriginal Community Council Member and Councillor on an Aboriginal Land Council.

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Develops national, state, territory or local government policies and formulates, amends and repeals legislation and by-laws.
    • Helps constituents with a range of problems, particularly with regard to matters concerning government and local agencies.
    • Investigates matters of concern to the public and to particular persons and groups.
    • Introduces proposals for government action and represents public and electoral interests.
    • Issues policy directions to government departments and exercises control over local government authorities.
    • Attends community functions and meetings of local groups to provide services to the community, gauge public opinions and provide information on government plans.
    • May serve as a member on parliamentary committees and inquiries.
    • May present petitions on behalf of concerned groups.

    All Legislators

    • Unavailable Weekly Pay
    • Moderate Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Legislators

    • Unavailable Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 57% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 47 hours Average full-time
    • 58 years Average age
    • 36% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Legislators (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 100 in 2011 to 100 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Other Legislators work in many parts of Australia. Western Australia and the Northern Territory have a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Public Administration and Safety; Other Services; and Health Care and Social Assistance.
    • Full-time: More than half work full-time (57%, similar to the average of 66%), but there are many opportunities to work part-time.
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 47 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 58 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (84%).
    • Gender: 36% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

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