POLITICAL PARTIES? WHY BOTHER? WHO CARES?
WHAT'S IT TO ME? DON'T I JUST TICK A BOX
AND HOPE FOR THE BEST?
A WebQuest for Stage 5 students
DISCOVERING DEMOCRACY AND ASSOCIATED MATERIALS
http://www.parliament.curriculum.edu.au Parliament@Work website gives great insight into the way parliament works, which parties hold seats and where, and many other pieces of information
Discovering Democracy Middle Secondary Unit, Parties Control Parliament, pp. 11 - 41. May be useful for preliminary reading or post webquest follow up.
http://www.aec.gov.au/ the Australian Electoral Commission - official list of political parties
http://ao.com.au/ddf/repdemlinks.htm a general listing of all the current political parties and some of the links they have to other organisations
http://www.aph.gov.au/library/intguide/pol/polparti.htm from the Department of the Parliamentary Library which keeps records of all parties
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