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Content description VCCCG010

Civics and Citizenship / Levels 5 and 6 / Government and Democracy
Content description
Identify and discuss the key features of the Australian electoral process
  1. exploring the secret ballot and compulsory voting as key features of Australia’s democracy
  2. recognising the role of the Australian Electoral Commission in administering elections that are open, free and fair
  3. clarifying who has the right to vote and stand for election in Australia
  4. discussing the democratic ideas behind preferential voting and proportional representation
  5. explain the process of voting and democratic ideas behind voting though conducting a class survey and using preferential voting to determine an outcome
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