Recently there's been a lot of discussion amongst Australia's politicians about citizenship. The Government wants to change the law so it can take away an Australian's citizenship if they commit acts of terrorism. It's a controversial idea but what is citizenship, anyway? Carl had a look.
You might have noticed that politicians spend more time campaigning in some areas than others. You might even have heard reporters call those areas by special names like Mayo or Dobell or Hasluck. They're electorates but what do they have to do with an election? Take a look.
The Prime Minister announced he is willing to dissolve both houses of parliament and go to an early election over the issue of union corruption. It's a pretty dramatic thing to do. So what is a union and why is the PM willing to fight an election over them?
After weeks of debate about whether to change Australia's marriage laws, the Government now says that asking the people is their preferred option. But how? Well the two options being talked about are a referendum or a plebiscite. Here's Matt to explain the difference.
Now what age do you think you should be able to start voting? Right now it's 18 but recently federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten threw his support behind 16 and 17 year olds getting the vote too. We'll ask you what you think about that idea soon but first here's Amelia to tell us more about it.
The Northern Territory has revealed that they intend on becoming a state within the next few years. But why? What's wrong with being called a territory? Eloise looks at the perks and privileges that come along with a different title.