Links for Democracy Rules topics

All links on this page refer to the AEC website.

Topic 1: You and me, the decision makers.

Investigation A – What do we mean by democracy?

Activity 2: How do we make decisions in a democratic society?

Topic 2: Representing Everyone

Investigation A – How do you have your say?

Activity 1: How are we represented in Federal Parliament?

Activity 3: Are there other ways to have your say?

Investigation B – How are we represented?

Activity 3: How can we change the Constitution?

Topic 3: What's your vote worth?

Investigation A – How and why do Australians vote?

Activity: The value of a vote

Activity 2: Profiles of Parliament

Election Results for the Senate and the House of Representatives

Investigation B – How do electorates change over time?

Activity 1: Electorates

Activity 2: Redistributions

Activity 3: Issues

Topic 4: The voice of a vote in a world of change

Investigation A: How did Indigenous Australians achieve civic rights?

Activity 1: A question of equal citizenship

Activity 2: How Referendums work

Activity 3: An historic vote

Investigation B: How did Timor-Leste take the first steps to democracy?

Activity: Introducing democracy: The role of the AEC

Topic 5: Young people and the vote

Investigation: How engaged are young people in voting and elections?

Activity 3: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Activity 4: Elections, engagement and fake news.

Activity 5: Your vote, your choice.