Library Catalogue

Search the Enquiry terminal for resources using the terms:
Government - Australia
Democracy
Discovering Democracy Book boxes will be available in your classroom.
Prime Ministers of Australia
You may also like to look in:
The Australian Encyclopedia
Jacaranda Atlas Page 40 has a brief explanation of the 3 levels of government.
Dictionaries

Websites

www.peo.gov.au
A great site which gives lots of information


New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
Western Australia
Banks
Aston
Blair
Brand
Barton
Ballarat
Bonner
Canning
Bennelong
Batman
Bowman
Cowan
Berowra
Bendigo
Brisbane
Curtin
Blaxland
Bruce
Capricornia
Durack
Bradfield
Calwell
Dawson
Forrest
Calare
Casey
Dickson
Fremantle
Charlton
Chisholm
Fadden
Hasluck
Chifley
Corangamite
Fairfax
Moore
Cook
Corio
Fisher
O’Connor
Cowper
Deakin
Flynn
Pearce
Cunningham
Dunkley
Forde
Perth
Dobell
Flinders
Griffith
Stirling
Eden-Monaro
Gellibrand
Groom
Swan
Farrer
Gippsland
Herbert
Tangney
Fowler
Goldstein
Hinkler

Gilmore
Gorton
Kennedy
South Australia
Grayndler
Higgins
Leichhardt
Adelaide
Greenway
Holt
Lilley
Barker
Hughes
Hotham
Longman
Boothby
Hume
Indi
Maranoa
Grey
Hunter
Isaacs
McPherson
Hindmarsh
Kingsford Smith
Jagajaga
Moncrieff
Kingston
Lindsay
Kooyong
Moreton
Makin
Lyne
La Trobe
Oxley
Mayo
Macarthur
Lalor
Petrie
Port Adelaide
Mackellar
Mallee
Rankin
Sturt
Macquarie
Maribyrnong
Ryan
Wakefield
McMahon
McEwen
Wide Bay

Mitchell
McMillan
Wright
Tasmania
New England
Melbourne

Bass
Newcastle
Melbourne Ports

Braddon
North ydney
Menzies

Denison
Page
Murray

Franklin
Parkes
Scullin

Lyons
Parramatta
Wanno


Paterson
Wills

Northern Territory
Reid


Lingiari
Richmond


Solomon
Riverina



Robertson


Australian Capital Territory
Shortland



Sydney



Throsby



Warringah



Watson



Wentworth



Werriwa
This site will also be very useful to follow the election results on the night of the election.
http://www.alp.org.au/
This is the official site of the Labor Party.
http://www.liberal.org.au/
This is the official site for the Liberal Party.
http://www.nationals.org.au/
This is the official site of the National Party.
http://greens.org.au/
This is the official site of the Greens Party.

Handy hints
To find a definition for democracy using Google, type define: democracy
Search Engines
http://kidsclick.sjsu.edu/
This search engine is arranged in the Dewey order, just like the Library.Click on the subject you need.
Democracy
Discovering democracy
From the Curriculum Corporation. Information for teachers and resources related to the teaching of civics and democracy.
http://www.peo.gov.au/
This is the Parliamentary Education Office website. It is user friendly and jammed with useful information and activities about the Australian Parliament.
The Good Citizen Australian democracy and citizenship
http://www.peo.gov.au/kidsview/menu.html
A fun way to learn about democracy.
http://www.abc.net.au/civics/demos/defaultframes.htm
ABC site for upper primary students.
http://www.aec.gov.au/Education/Democracy_Rules/
A website from the Australian Electoral Commission on elections

Government
Types of government This BBC website provides very brief descriptions of the various types of government: Anarchy, Capitalist, Communist, Democracy, Dictatorship, Federal government, Monarchy, Regional or local, Republic, Revolutionary government, Totalitarian state and Transitional.
The 4 types of governments
Parliamentary education office

Prime Ministers
Prime Ministers of Australia from The National Museum of Australia
http://primeministers.naa.gov.au/
http://www.lakemunmorah.ps.education.nsw.gov.au/t_hunts/pms.htm

Federation
http://www.australia.gov.au/govt-in-aust-1federation
http://www.pictureaustralia.org/index.html An Australian site that accesses only Australian images. Use the Picture trails that are suggested if you are unsure of the topic. It is more effective to search images of....( the Prime Minster's name).

Webquest
http://www.twb.catholic.edu.au/reled/holy_name_school.htm#introduction
Your team has to find the'perfect Australian citizen' for the Prime Minister.

A Fiction Reading List

Making Decisions

For Teachers

A unit devised by Central Coast District

http://www.tacoma-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/hsie/government.doc

HSIE page.