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Content description VCCCC036

Civics and Citizenship / Levels 9 and 10 / Citizenship, Diversity and Identity
Content description
Discuss challenges to and ways of sustaining a resilient democracy and cohesive society
  1. discussing the concept of ‘cohesive society’ using examples from contemporary events in Australia or in other countries to identify factors that support cohesiveness
  2. considering threats to Australian democracy and other democracies, such as the influence of vested interests, organised crime, corruption and lawlessness
  3. identifying the safeguards that protect Australia’s democratic system and society, including shared values and the right to dissent within the bounds of the law
  4. investigating processes by which individuals and groups resolve differences in Australian communities, for example negotiation, mediation and reconciliation
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