Democracy, democratic values, participation, rights and responsibilities, the Westminster System, justice
Students will investigate the types of law in Australia and how they are made; consider the responsibilities and freedoms of citizens, and how Australians can actively participate in their democracy; explore the different perspectives of Australian identity.
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- Australia is a representative democracy. In this political system, eligible people vote for candidates to carry out the business of governing on their behalf.