The Austrian Parliament
Parliament is the very heart of any democratic system. It is to represent the interests of the greatest possible number of citizens: senior citizens, young people, women, men, employees, entrepreneurs etc. But what actually happens in Parliament? How does our political system work? A crash course on democracy in Austria.
The Austrian Parliament consists of two chambers – the National and Federal Councils. What are their respective responsibilities? Who are the people that work in Parliament, and how are Parliaments formed? More
Austria is a representative democracy. What does that mean? Here is some basic information on the subject of elections – who may vote, and how do elections work? More