Australia became a nation on 1 January 1901 when six British colonies—New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania—united to form the Commonwealth of Australia. This process is known as federation.
Teachers can use these vocabulary cards for a word wall to introduce the key terms in the CCE unit. By writing a definition next to it students will also be able to constantly refer back to these terms.
Part of Australian outline. Government [picture] [Canberra] : Commonwealth Office of Education, [ca. 1949] From National Library of Australia http://www.nla.gov.au/apps/cdview/?pi=nla.pic-vn5717513-4x&referercode=cat
This free PDF educates students in the process of law making in the House of Representative and in the Senate through role play. Teaching formal mechanics of government leads to grater political expertise and democratic commitment (Reynolds, Pp