ANZSCO Code: 111399

This occupation group covers Legislators not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level



ANZSCO Code: 1113

LEGISLATORS represent the interests of people in constituencies as elected members of national, state and territory parliaments and local government authorities.

Tasks Include
  • developing national, state, territory or local government policy, and formulating, amending and repealing legislation and by-laws
  • helping constituents with a range of problems particularly with regard to matters concerning government and local agencies
  • investigating matters of concern to the public and to particular persons and groups
  • introducing proposals for government action and representing public and electoral interests
  • issuing policy directions to government departments and exercising control over local government authorities
  • attending community functions and meetings of local groups to provide service to the community, gauge public opinion and provide information on government plans
  • may serve as a member on parliamentary committees and inquiries
  • may present petitions on behalf of concerned groups