Government and politics in Australia ( (I know that our prime minister is…
Government and politics in Australia
I know that our prime minister is Scott Morrison
I know that Malcom Turnball has recently been demoted in parliment
I know the three main parties, Liberal, Labour, and Greens
I know that there is the federation government, state government, and council
I know that the government partially funds our school
I know the prime ministers from past years: Malcom Turnball, Tony Abbot, Kevin Rudd Julia Gillard
Bill shorton is the director of the labor party. Scott Morrison is the leader of liberal. Richard di Natale is the leader of greens party.
I know that Peter Dutton was also a candidate for the re election
I know the names, Julie Bishop and Daniel Andrews but are not entirley certain on what they're roles are
I know that Harold Holt was a previous prime minister who was lost at sea
I know that federation happen in 1901 where all the states of Australia united as one
I know what the responsibilities are of the three levels of government:
Federal: Defence, currency, immigration, marriage
I know that in elections there are multiple rounds
I know that in elections you put prefernces
I know that government cases go to the high court
I know that the queen last visited the governor general in 2011
I know that the governor general is nominated by the prime minister
I know that the governor general in 1976 fired the acting prime minister
I know that in the senate and house of represenatives there is the opposition, government and independant parties.
I know that the politican Penny Wong is very popular
Governor general works 350 days a year
I know that we used to have an old parliment houye that was supposed to be temporary while gaining back money lost in the first world war/ depression they ended up staying there for 60 years.
I know that sir Issac (...) was the first Australian governor general. This shocked lots of people because the prime minister contacted the monarch and suggested Issac. While usually family/ family of the monarch would be the governor generals because they had their trust.
I know that the house of representatives is green, and the senate is red
State: Public transport, main roads, free ways, emergency services
Local: Small roads, pets, garbage collection, property boundries
I know that an electorate is an area in each state that is outlined by population. You vote as apart of your electorate.
I know that the first governor general was Captain Arthur Phillip. Governor generals are people who represent the queen in parliment.
I know how how the federal elections happen. Each electorate votes for who they want representing them in the senate and the house of representatives. The parties elect a potentail prime minister within them. Then the people decide
i know that voting only happens on a saturday between 8am-6pm
I know that at the start of federation Tasmania and WA were hesitant to the idea because they thought the wealthier states would dominate the new nation.
Our government system "democracy" meaning rule of the people. is developed from the westminster system (england)
I know that there was a worldwide competition to design the capital city of Australia, Canberra. Husband and wife team from America designed the perfect one. Because it had a water function, landscaping and a well thought out city plan. Teams from Australia, France and Finland.