Victorian Curriculum Links
Civics and Citizenship
Government and Democracy
VCCCG008: Discuss the values, principles and institutions that underpin Australia’s democratic forms of government and explain how this system is influenced by the Westminster system.
VCCCG009: Describe the roles and responsibilities of the three levels of government, including shared roles and responsibilities within Australia’s federal system.
VCCCG010: Identify and discuss the key features of the Australian electoral process.
VCCCG011: Identify the roles and responsibilities of electors and representatives in Australia’s democracy.
Laws and Citizenship
VCCCL012: Explain how state/territory and federal laws are initiated and passed through parliament.
Citizenship, Diversity and Identity
VCCCC015: Identify who can be an Australian citizen and describe the rights, responsibilities and shared values of Australian citizenship and explore ways citizens can participate in society.
VCECU009: Examine the contested meaning of concepts including truth and happiness and the extent to which these concepts are and should be valued.
Speaking and Listening
VCELA334: Understand that patterns of language interaction vary across social contexts and types of texts and that they help to signal social roles and relationships.
VCELY338: Participate in informal debates and plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements.
VCELA363: Understand that strategies for interaction become more complex and demanding as levels of formality and social distance increase.
VCELY366: Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions, and use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience.
VCELY367: Participate in formal and informal debates and plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis.