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This collection of four fact sheets covers topics pertaining to our nations Federation. Topics include 'Referendums', 'The First Commonwealth Parliament' and 'Voting in the Federal Election 1903'. Each of the fact sheets comes with accompanying activity sheet. Factsheet
A fact sheet explaining the three levels of government in Australia. Factsheet
This series of activities are designed to explore the processes of elections and voting. Each activity is hands on and interactive. Factsheet
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. Magazine
Based on Bloom's Taxonomy this activity sheet will allow your students to enhance their awareness of Australia's electoral system through Knowing, Understanding, Applying, Analysing, Creating and Evaluating Activity Sheets
Based on Bloom's Taxonomy this activity sheet will allow your students to enhance their awareness of Constitutional Referendums through Knowing, Understanding, Applying, Analysing, Creating and Evaluating Activity Sheets
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. Magazine
A flowchart which outlines the process of altering the Australian Constitution. Part of Democracy Rules. Factsheet
A factsheet which explains - using maps of Australia - what conditions must be met for a referendum to pass. Factsheet
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. Magazine

Electoral boundaries map for the House of Representatives as used for the election held in 2013.

See also state specific interactive electorate maps.

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Down for the count

These videos explain how votes are counted for elections in the House of Representatives, the Senate and in referendums. Presented in three individual sections this is product is designed for education purposes.

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The Voting is Easy motion graphics video is aimed at Indigenous audiences and shows you how to make your vote count in a federal election. It’s easy! Video
Your Vote Matters is aimed at Indigenous audiences and includes information on why we vote, how to enrol to vote and the correct way to fill out ballot papers. It also explains the special arrangements for absent, mobile and early voting. It is presented in English and runs for approximately nine and a half minutes Video
Australia Votes

This DVD covers all that citizens need to know about enrolling and voting in our Australian democracy. It gives information on why people need to enrol to vote, who we vote for in our federal parliament, what will happen in a polling place on election day, how ballot papers need to be marked and finally how candidates are elected.

This product is presented in English, Arabic, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin. Running time is approximately 12 minutes.

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