Australia became a nation on 1 January 1901 when six British colonies—New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania—united to form the Commonwealth of Australia. This process is known as federation.
The Discovering Democracy Units are the electronic version of the Discovering Democracy Units books. The four books form part of the Discovering Democracy Kits distributed to all primary and secondary schools in
Watch Three levels of Government in a popup window. Australia is a big country, and running it is a big job! That's why we have three levels of law-making – sometimes called the three levels of government – that work together to serve Australia. Federal, State and Local Govenmnent
An inquiry based Unit of the Australian Government and how the government system works. Explores what democracy in Australia is, why voting is important and how laws affect the lives of citizens. A great resource to look at and possibly use for teaching a unit of Civics and Citizenship within the classroom.
Great Australian History Federation Timeline Activity for Year 6! Aligns with the Australian Curriculum too! It can be found at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Australian-History-Federation-Timeline-Activity-2276570