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LAST FEDERAL ELECTION: Saturday 2 July 2016  

 

Parliament HouseThe Australian Parliament
(See also: Hung parliaments)

Parliament's website:

Parliament of Australia (www.aph.gov.au)
The official website of the Australian Parliament.

Fact sheets:

Fact Sheets (PEO)
The very large number of fact sheets on the Australian Parliament can be downloaded as a pdf file.

Posters and images:

Image Library (PEO)
Provides ten galleries of posters and images related to Australia's parliament to use in the classroom.

Quizzes:

Parliamentary Quiz (PEO)
Test yourself on how much you know about parliaments.

Games:

Kidsview Games (PEO)
Eight animations and interactive activities from Kidsview, presented by the Parliamentary Education Office.

Educational websites:

Parliamentary Education Office
The Australian Parliament's educational website.

Parliamentary Education Office: Learning
Useful starting page for students.

KidsView: Our House
From KidsView - Parliament in Focus.

Parliament NOW (PEO)

Shows the composition and layout of the federal parliament of 2016. Provides a pdf file to download.

Parliament @ Work
Educational site. Click on 'Search' to begin browsing.

 

 Videos from the Parliamentary Education Office

Snapshots:
The Constitution 2m29s
Federation 2m39s
Question Time 4m13s
Passing a Bill 8m35s
Three levels of Government 2m27s

About Parliament:
What is Parliament? 2m03s
A new Parliament 6m24s
The House of Representatives 4m27s
The Senate 3m43s
Making a law 3m18s
Parliamentary Committees 3m10s

People in Parliament:
Usher of the Black Rod 3m27s

Role-play the Parliament:
House of Representatives 14m33s
Senate 14m0s
The Role-Play in Action 1m34s

 

 


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