This education resource connects students with important themes in democracy including participation, representation and investigation of developing democracies. For teachers it includes a printed guide with background notes, lesson plans and backline masters and for students there is an interactive CD-ROM to reinforce classroom learnings.
Linked to the National Statements of Learning for Civics and Citizenship, Democracy Rules is designed to engage students to become active, involved citizens.
This magazine covers topics such as, how we are represented in the Commonwealth Parliament, how we elect our representatives, conduct referendums and other aspects of the electoral process. It is suitable for secondary students and adult learners.
History of the Indigenous Vote traces the history of the Indigenous people's right to vote in Australia. The story includes gaining the vote, along with other Australians, in the mid 1800s, losing the vote at Federation, and active participation in the electoral process in modern day Australia.
This magazine provides a simple yet comprehensive introduction to the electoral system for the House of Representatives. It is in cartoon format and has been produced for primary students although it is can also be used with secondary students.
This brochure provides an outline of the referendum process, how Australia is a federation of states and has a national parliament. It includes a complete list of all referendums, and their outcomes, to date.