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National Electoral Education Centre
Experience Australia’s federal electoral system at the National Electoral Education Centre and immerse your students in the power of Australia’s democracy.
- Explore the history of democracy and voting in Australia.
- Enhance their knowledge of representation, enrolment and voting through hands-on activities.
- Experience what it is really like to vote by running their own election, taking on the roles of voters, scrutineers and polling officials, counting the votes and declaring the result!
Visit the AEC for Schools website for a range of free educational resources including materials for conducting school elections, and professional learning for teachers.
House of Representatives—Suitable for students of all levels, this program explores key concepts of representation and voting.
Senate—Practice the system for voting in the Senate and investigate the proportional system used to elect Senators.
Referendum—The Constitution is Australia’s founding legal document. Discover how the people of Australia have the power to change it through a Referendum.
Eligible Elector—Are your students 16+ This program equips senior secondary students with the skills they need to become voters.