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In recent times and up until today Australias government has contained a number of politically influential parties Parties of this nature include the Greens the Australian Labour party the Nationals the Democrats and the Liberals Firstly discussion of the Liberal party seems relevant due to the current Senate and House of Representative ownership The Liberal party was founded in 1944 by Robert Menzies the leader of the then Australian United Party The name Liberal was chosen deliberately for its associations with progressive nineteenth century free enterprise and social equality The following year in 1945 Liberal membership had swelled to an amazing 40000 members The Liberals Party had then also become Australias most successful postwar party it was elected to Government for 23 years from 1949 to 1972 and for another term of more than seven years from 1975 to 1983 Currently the Liberal party is in power and residing as Prime Minister is John Howard who has been leading Australia for a streak of more than 10 years The Liberal party is very right-wing and believes in saving money and is a government that nurtures and encourages its citizens through incentive rather than putting limits on people through the punishing disincentives of burdensome taxes and the stifling structures of Labors corporate state and bureaucratic red tape The Liberal party is one of Australias major parties and will continue to prosper for many years Secondly the Australian Labour Party is the Liberal partys immediate opposition and the two have been battling constantly for rule for over 50 years The ALP was the worlds first successful Labor party first forming a minority national government in May 1904 and forming its first majority government in 1910 Labor became a Federal Party when the former colonies of Australia federated in 1901 The party has historically been committed to socialist economic policies but while supporting national wage fixing and a strong welfare system it did not nationalise private enterprise -
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