Civics and Citizenship

Help students understand Australia’s government system, including laws about tax and discussions of how policy is formulated. 

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The Budget - Getting the balance right for voters

Students explore the role of elected representatives in making decisions and governing on our behalf. They consider how…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 8
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Tax spending and our sense of community

Students explore and identify knowledge, qualities and characteristics that underpin an Australian sense of community.…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 8
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How policies are shaped with a case study of superannuation

Students consider the reasons for superannuation and why employers are required to make compulsory payments to each…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 9
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Influences on government policy and the media

Students explore how groups and outside bodies sometimes seek to influence government policies for their own purposes.…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 9
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How tax contributes to community and civic life

Students consider the importance of people as models to be emulated in a productive society and they explore the role…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 9
  • activity
 

International obligations and tax spending

Students explore reasons why Australia’s aid program extends further than assisting people in crisis situations and…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 10
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Values of democracy and the tax system

Students examine and clarify their personal views on the values that underpin Australian democracy. They investigate…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 10
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Tax systems, democracy, and human rights

Students explore the relationship between democracy, freedoms and human rights. They extend this understanding further…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 10
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The tax system and a 'fair go'

Students explore the basic structure of the Australian income tax system and start to form views about the fairness of…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 7
  • activity
 

Making laws with a case study of tax

Students explore the relationship between voters in a representative democracy, the ways laws are made, and the process…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 8
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Tax systems and quality of life

Students consider how valid tax revenue comparisons are able to be made across countries and draw conclusions about the…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 10
  • activity
 

Tax, services and the division of power

Students learn about the roles and responsibilities of the 3 levels of government, including the division of powers.…

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Year 7
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