Get Parliament

This easy-to-understand booklet explores Australia's system of government and how 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.

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Get Parliament includes detailed explorations of:

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

Who is it for?

  • upper primary to secondary teachers
  • students
  • lifelong learners

Why should you order?

Get Parliament assists teachers with 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.

How can it be used?

Teachers can use the Get Parliament booklet in conjunction with the online version which features additional information sections and deeper explorations of key topics through videos, links and activity sheets. 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.

Get Parliament cover and sample pages.

Cover of the Parliamentary Education Office's Get Parliament resource with Federation and Accountability sample pages.

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This image shows the front cover of the Parliamentary Education Office's Get Parliament resource and 2 sample pages from inside Get Parliament. The sample pages cover the content Federation and Accountability.

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