Video Role-play the Parliament: House of Representatives video

TLF ID M018835

This is a video of a law-making role-play in the House of Representatives. This resource supports the year 6 Civics and Citizenship Curriculum. It shows teachers how to turn their classroom into the House of Representatives chamber and how to role-play parts of the law-making process.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This video supports the year 6 civics and citizenship curriculum content description which refers to how laws are initiated and passed through Parliament.
  • It models the use of experiential learning to teach about Parliament. Students can actively learn about Parliament and law-making by taking on the roles of members of Parliament and debating bills.
  • This resource supports the achievement standard by helping students describe the role of parliaments in creating law.
Year level


Learning area
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Civics and citizenship

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