Did you know there is a federal election coming up? In week ten we will be visiting the Electoral Commission to learn all about how voting works in Australia.
In the mean time here are some focus questions for you to work on. You may work with a partner and you will need an iPad to complete your work. Please record your answers in your History book. If you have any questions please just ask!
What is the AEC and what is its purpose?
What are some of the different ways you can vote in an election?
What is an electorate?
What electorate is our school in?
How are the electorates decided?
What is preferential voting?
List three advantages and three disadvantages of preferential voting
When is the next Federal election going to be held?
List four political parties who will contest the next election
Do you think Australia’s voting system seems fair? Why or why not
I'm feeling especially generous today so I have included all these links below to help you get started :)