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The Liberal Party of Australia (Liberals, or LIB for short), in coalition with the National Party of Australia (Nationals, or NAT for short), is one of the two main political groups in Australian politics (the other being the Social Democratic Australian Labor Party (ALP).

The Liberals/Nationals are the more conservative of the two main parties. It was founded by Sir Robert Menzies in 1944.

The current Liberal leader is Scott Morrison.

The Liberal/National coalition is currently in control in the Federal Parliament of Australia.

Liberal Prime Ministers of Australia

Federal Parliamentary Leaders of the Liberal Party of Australia

Current Liberal leaders of States and Territories


²In Queensland the Liberal and National parties merged into the Liberal National Party of Queensland ³In the Northern Territory the party is called the Country Liberal Party.

Other notable Liberals

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