HOW WE ARE GOVERNED - Useful Links

For searching try CONNECT first.

Electoral Procedures:
History of voting : http://www.aec.gov.au/Education/Democracy_Rules/interactives/history_of_voting/index.htm
Counting your vote ; http://www.aec.gov.au/Education/Democracy_Rules/interactives/counting_your_vote/index.htm
How the preferential system works : http://www.aec.gov.au/Education/Democracy_Rules/interactives/voting_tool/index.htm
Democracy Quests : http://www.aec.gov.au/Education/Democracy_Rules/interactives/dr_the_quest_1/index.htm
All interactives from the Australian Electoral Commission can be found here : http://www.aec.gov.au/Education/Democracy_Rules/interactives/index.htm

Pages of Links (specific to Government in Australia
From Meadowbank Primary School .. thanks Kerri
Australian Government ... thanks to S. Lacey
Government ... thanks to B. Braxton

Federation - 1901
Excellent slideshow : issues that concerned the citizens and leaders of the six Australian colonies as they moved towards Federation
Arguments for and against Federation
News article - Sir Henry Parkes
Images of Federation
The National Library of Australia - Federation Gateway
Documenting Democracy - documents that are the foundation of our Nation

Australian Government
Parliamentary Education Office
Parliamentary Education Office - Multimedia centre
Australia.gov.au
People and Parliament- Landmark decisions 1855 - 2006

Victorian Government
Parliament@work
Presiding Officers
Parliament in Action
A window in time - interactive on Parliament in Victoria
An explanation of Parliamentary Roles : Who is Who