Class preparation

Use these handy resources to prepare your class—and yourself—for the Explore the three levels of government classroom activity.

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Federal, state and local

Do you know what each level of government is responsible for? Test your knowledge of the three levels of government in Australia with the Federal, state and local game.

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Three levels of government: governing Australia

This fact sheet introduces the three levels of government in Australia: the federal—Australian—Parliament, state and territory parliaments, and local councils. It includes the roles and responsibilities of each level.

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Three levels of government

Get an introduction to the three levels of government with this short video. It explores the areas each level can make laws about.

Duration: 2 min 27sec

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