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PRIMARY YEARS ONLINECIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP

Lower Primary

The Australian Nation

Citizens and Public Life

  • Community Club
    Learn about different workers in the community. American (Scholastic Books, United States)
  • What do I do?
    Find out how a painter, builder fire fighter, doctor and others contribute to a community. (Sunshine Online, New Zealand)

Middle Primary

Who rules?

  • Australian Citizenship Quiz A fun online quiz that can be used to test your knowledge of the privileges and responsibilities of being an Australian citizen. Celebrate Australian Citizenship Day on 17 September.(Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Government)
  • Australian Citizenship Crossword
    Click on a number on the crossword to answer questions about Australian citizenship. (Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Government)
  • Citizenship – Get Into It Quiz
    The Australian Citizenship Quiz encourages young Australians to think about the values underpinning Australian citizenship and the responsibilities and privileges of Australian citizenship. (Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Government)

Laws and Rights

  • School Democracy
    Follow Sal's story of how she tried to change things using the school council. (British Broadcasting Commission, United Kingdom)

Citizens and Public Life

  • Pantz Park
    How can a group of young people launch a campaign to clean up their local park. Will the process be the same for your school’s Clean Up Australia Day? Links to teaching and learning material. (British Broadcasting Commission, United Kingdom)
  • Clean the creek
    Can you make the creek healthy by taking out the things that do not belong? (WaterWatch Queensland, Natural Heritage Trust, Australian Government)

  • Neighbourhood Watch Game
    The Neighbourhood Watch Game is a zipped file that can be downloaded and extracted to your hard drive. It is a good idea to create a new folder called NHW Game and extract the two files from this folder.


Upper Primary

The Australian Nation

Citizens and Public Life

  • Parliament House - Our House> Meet the various groups who work at Australia’s Parliament House – explore the roles and responsibilities of the various groups.
    Links to teaching and learning material.(Parliamentary Education Office, Parliament of Australia)
  • The Parliamentary Quiz
    Feeling clever? Well, this game will test you! Who was Australia's first indigenous parliamentarian? Where did our first federal Parliament meet? Links to teaching and learning material. (Parliamentary Education Office, Parliament of Australia)

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