Geography

Use examples of tax and government services to explore natural disasters, urbanisation, land use and management, and more. Practical lesson plans with relevant examples to bring learning to life for students. 

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Western Sydney airport and liveability

Students investigate the social, economic, and environmental impacts of the Western Sydney airport development on the…

  • Geography
  • Year 7
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Improving the liveability of Campbelltown

Students examine the Billabong Parklands Project as an example of all 3 levels of government working together to…

  • Geography
  • Year 7
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Government short-term responses to natural disasters

This suite of activities develops student understanding of the causes, effects and responses to natural hazards and the…

  • Geography
  • Year 7
  • activity
 

Floods in Queensland and the role of the armed forces in flood recovery

Students investigate flooding in Queensland to identify the causes and effects of flooding and how the community…

  • Geography
  • Year 7
  • activity
 

Australian Government responses to natural disasters overseas

Students identify how and where the Australian Government has provided support for other countries following natural…

  • Geography
  • Year 7
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Natural disasters and the role of tax spending

Students engage in an interactive to learn about the responsibilities of different levels of government in Australia in…

  • Geography
  • Year 7
  • activity
 

The ways governments manage urbanisation

.In these activities, students engage in case studies to explore how governments intervene to mitigate against the…

  • Geography
  • Year 8
  • activity
 

Government investment in regional centre growth

Students use the case study of Dubbo to investigate how and why the government has invested in growing regional centres…

  • Geography
  • Year 8
  • activity
 

Creating a sustainable urban environment through transport services

Students work in groups to consider the negative social, economic and environmental effects that can arise from over…

  • Geography
  • Year 8
  • activity
 

Government responses to natural disasters

In these activities, students explore how and why governments respond to natural disasters, including raising taxes to…

  • Geography
  • Year 8
  • activity
 

Government policies in protecting significant landscapes

These activities develop student understanding of the value of significant landscapes, such as the Great Barrier Reef,…

  • Geography
  • Year 8
  • activity
 

Why and how do we protect the Great Barrier Reef?

Through locating and watching a range of videos, students explore the social, economic, and environmental value of the…

  • Geography
  • Year 8
  • activity