The division of powers between local, state/territory and federal levels of government in Australia (ACHCK048)
Learn how the three tiers of government impact upon Elsie and Ellay’s daily lives.
The concept of the separation of powers between the legislature, executive and judiciary and how it seeks to prevent the excessive concentration of power (ACHCK048)
Meet Parliamentary Pat, Executive Ewan and Judiciary Jane, the Tripod Party Planners, who symbolise the three different branches of our Westminster system of democracy.
How citizens can participate in Australia’s democracy, including use of the electoral system, contact with their elected representatives, use of lobby groups and direct action (ACHCK062)
The freedoms that enable active participation in Australia’s democracy within the bounds of law, including freedom of speech, association, assembly, religion and movement (ACHCK61)
Elsie and Ellay campaign to save their school from closure. Learn how to participate in democracy by undertaking a lively lobbying exercise.
How laws are made in Australia through Parliaments (ACHCK063)
What does soccer have to do with how laws are made in Western Australia? In this module, absolutely everything! Elsie and Ellay use this analogy to explain how a law is passed in State Parliament.