NSW Commerce

Provide students with a detailed understanding of the business environment including relevant legislation. Build the knowledge needed for independence, including financial literacy around tax and superannuation. 

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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…

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Tax, services, and the division of powers

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

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Values, morals, and ethics in law - a case study

Students explore the nature of laws and the reasons for laws. They then consider how past actions and events influence…

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Making laws with a case study of tax

Students learn about how government is formed, including the role of political parties and independents. They explore…

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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…

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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.…

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Interpreting bank statements

In this activity students learn that bank statements are a rich source of information and can be used as a money…

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Profit, loss, and record-keeping

Students develop an understanding of how and why successful businesses keep records. They engage in a hypothetical dog-…

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Characteristics of a successful business

Students develop a basic understanding of the indicators of business success in relation to each business function,…

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Entrepreneurial capabilities

Students consider where their own strengths lie and identify actions they could take to strengthen the qualities they…

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Earning an income

In this activity, students investigate how people earn an income, why people work and the different types of work that…

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Spender or saver?

In this activity students decide if different people are spenders or savers and consider what actions these people may…

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