Get Parliament

This easy-to-understand booklet explores Australia's system of government and how the Australian Parliament works. Get Parliament is perfect for teaching parliamentary units in the classroom and is a comprehensive introduction for anyone with an interest in Parliament.

$2.00 (GST inclusive)
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This 21 page, A4 booklet covers the core topics of the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum.

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Who is it for?

  • Upper primary and secondary teachers
  • Upper primary and secondary students
  • Lifelong learners

Why should you order?

Get Parliament assists teachers with the civics and citizenship components of the Australian Curriculum in a fun and engaging way. Anybody starting out on their Australian Parliament learning journey will find Get Parliament a great introductory text. 

Get Parliament includes detailed explorations of:

  • federation
  • the Australian Constitution
  • three levels of government
  • how members of parliament are elected
  • the Senate and House of Representatives
  • Parliament at work
  • getting involved in Parliament

How can it be used?

Get Parliament can also be used as a stand-alone resource to provide an introduction to the core functions and principles of the Australian system of government, or in conjunction with the videos, interactives and Classroom activities on the PEO website

How much?

Get Parliament is $2 (GST inclusive) per copy.

Get Parliament front cover.

Parliamentary Education Office's Get Parliament resource front cover

Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)

Description

The front cover of the PEO's Get Parliament.

Sample pages from Get Parliament 1

Parliamentary Education Office's Get Parliament resource with Federation sample pages

Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)

Description

Sample pages from the PEO's Get Parliament. The sample pages are about Federation.

Sample pages from Get Parliament 2.

Parliamentary Education Office's Get Parliament resource with the houses sample pages

Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)

Description

Sample pages from the PEO's Get Parliament. They show plans of the House of Representatives on the left page and the Senate on the right page. 

Get parliament back cover.

Get parliament back cover

Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)

Description

Back cover of the PEO's Get Parliament.

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