Governing Australia is an entertaining introduction to
Australia's system of government and democracy.
DVD movie, full-colour reader, iPad/Tablet reader, multimedia CD-ROM, blackline masters and more.

Governing Australia DVD

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TWO-PART DVD MOVIE
Ideal for classroom viewing and discussion.

Governing Australia takes your students on an entertaining learning journey to find out how our government works and why Australian democracy is something we can all be proud of.

Featuring fun animated characters and catchy music — even rap dancing! — Governing Australia looks at:
• The origins of democracy in ancient Athens
• Representative democracy
• Federation and Australia's constitution
• The different levels of Australian government
• The two houses of federal parliament
• The Prime Minister and cabinet
• Ministers and departments
• How laws are made
• The role of the Governor-General
• The importance of courts • Taxation

Follow our fun animated characters as they discover how Australian democracy and government work, with plenty of laughs as well as learning along the way. Runtime approximately 17 mins.

FULL-COLOUR READER
• Full-colour, 24-page reader
• Images from the times
• Fact boxes with extra information
• Diagrams explain complex concepts
• Glossary of key terms • Index • Captions

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Governing Australia Part 1
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MULTIMEDIA
CD-ROM

Electronic reader
• Read onscreen.
• Listen to the reader narrated.
• View vocabulary definitions.

Teacher's resources
• Blackline masters to print
• Teacher’s answer sheet
• Primary sources such as diaries, journals and news reports
• Teacher’s Internet site

CD

On-screen activities
• Find-a-word, cloze, typing
• Crosswords
• Drag-and-drop games
• On-screen jigsaw puzzles
• Write story/news report
• Story page with key words
• News report topics offer different perspectives

IPAD/TABLET READERS
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