Crosswords to print:
Our two Australian election crosswords to print out:
- Voting Terms (print)
- Election Synonyms (print)
Interactive versions are also
available on the above page.
(See Note for teachers).
Word searches to print:
Election word searches (printable)
Our three Australian election word searches to print out:
- Preparing for an Election (print)
- Counting the Votes (print)
- Parliament and Elections (print).
Interactive versions are also available on the above
Quizzes to print:
fun quiz (printable)
Our fun quiz for election time consists of fifteen multiple choice questions, each with two alternative
See also our Parliament quizzes section.
See our separate Interactive activities page (interactive word
searches, crosswords, jigsaws).
Democracy Rules: An electoral education resource (AEC)
(Provides pdf files to download.) Investigations and activities
for students on the meaning of democracy, decision-making,
having your say, being represented, voting, electorates, voting
by Indigenous Australians, voting in East Timor.
The various electoral education
resources provided by the Australian Electoral Commission.
Running an election in your school (AEC)
Civics and Citizenship Education (DEEWR)
Teaching and Learning Activities. Examples:
Voting - choosing your parliamentary representatives:
Should you have to?
Electoral events timeline
The Secret Ballot - Voting in Australia
Voting and belonging: Introduction
BTN (Behind the News)
See our Videos
See also our Parliament videos
ICT (Computing) activities: data use suggestion
The three csv-format data files of divisions, parties and
polling places at
Election Media Feed (AEC) could be used in classroom spreadsheet and
- For more csv files see our
Election Results Data
particular the AEC's Official Federal Election Results download files in csv-format.
See separate page for Discovering Democracy units:
Lists of further activity resources:
Government & election teaching resources (TESAustralia)
A long list of resources for teachers. Access to most
resources requires registration
but this is free.