Raise Our Voice Australia

With the support of UNICEF Australia and AYAC, we are running the 2022 Raise our Voice in Parliament campaign. Youth Voice in Parliament week 21-24 November will champion the voices of young Australians by giving them a voice in Parliament and online. Politicians across the country have committed to reading a speech written by a […]

What happens in Parliament?

The student becomes acquainted with the processes of law creation and the Shoutfest as a venue for citizens to air their perspectives.

What is an election?

Focuses on local issues, particularly on the exercise of democracy within Australia, as most exemplified in the federal elections and representation. Children are given the primary handle of how their voices are represented in the chambers of governance.

Why Canberra?

The student gets to know Australia’s local history of its struggle for democracy. This unit acquaints primary school students to the workings of a democacry and how active citizenship is part and parcel of this model of governance, therefore, locating themselves in the wider Australian political landscape.

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