Discovering democracy: men and women in political life

TLF ID L9520

Interact with a slideshow of images and text to explore some Australian men and women who have influenced the political landscape of Australia, both as elected representatives and as political leaders outside parliament. Complete a related task.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Presents the major achievements of significant politicians and political activists.
  • Presents a number of ‘firsts’, such as the first Indigenous parliamentarian and the first woman elected to parliament.
  • Reveals that many people have made political achievements even though they were not formally elected.
  • Provides a related student task.
Year level

6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Studies of society and environment
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Kay Bishop
  • Organization: Kay Bishop
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: National Library of Australia
  • Organization: National Library of Australia
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Hearing independence
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © 2020 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This resource may be used free-of-charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided any acknowledgements are retained.