The Good Citizen - Australian Democracy and Citizenship
Global Citizen - ABC
Programs- Summary 13- a variety of audio and visual
Kidsview :Parliament in focus. Freedom to Choose
(Stage 3 Australian Democracy unit)
"Simcon" is an interactive game where you are in charge of writing a constitution for your country. You choose clauses about everything, from who is in charge and how often there are elections to whether the states have taxation powers.
"Best Dressed Head" - dress her up, dress her down - put fashion in politics and vice versa! Clothes have a lot to say about a person, especially if they're representing the whole country..
Democracy timeline Learning Object available through TaLE.
Discovering Democracy The web site includes information about NSW syllabus links, school projects, curriculum resources, advanced professional development courses, teacher forums, discussion papers, key contact people and popular web site links.
The complete teacher guide can be downloaded in PDF format, or teachers may elect to access individual sections of the publication.
The Teacher’s Toolbox contains facts sheets on the Parliament, referendums and electorates, ballot paper and scrutiny chart templates for conducting elections, and an interactive, Getting Governments – Federal, State and Local, a self-guided tour of the different voting systems for the three levels of government in Australia.
Democracy Rules-Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website links
- To Accompany Fact Sheet #1 [PDF 1119k]
- To Accompany Fact Sheet #2 [PDF 2437k]
- To Accompany Fact Sheet #3 [PDF 1706k]
- Australia - A Federal Nation - Primary [PDF 1175k]
- Australia - A Federal Nation - Primary - Questions [PDF 928k]
From the BBC:
Why Democracy? is a documentary project using film to start a global conversation about democracy.
Take a vote Learning Federation-access the LO through TaLE
Click here for links on CANBERRA