Democracy and You

  • Posted on: 30 January 2020
  • By: LauraBorrowdale
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Explore the foundations of democracy and how this has looked in different cultures.

Answer questions like what is a constitution? What are the processes of government? How can you have a voice?

Look at people like Greta Thunberg, Pania Newton and other activists who affect laws without being a part of the political system.

Meet people who are part of local government to explore their roles.

1.1 Research and explore forms of government, visit ECan and The Justice precinct.

1.2 Form your own constitution and create a system of government.

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Understand how groups make and implement rules and laws.
Understand how people make decisions about access to and use of resources.