Text The Conversation: the Australian Constitution

TLF ID M020900

A series of explanatory articles about how the Australian constitution is interpreted and its impact on the legal system and legislature. The series includes practical examples of when and how it has been applied, constitutional challenges including the issues surrounding indigenous recognition. Articles are authored by recognised experts on the topic. The resource can be used to develop a broad understanding of the issues around the interpretation and application of the constitution and for discussions around why and if it should be changed. The articles are clearly written in plain language, and can be used as examples of persuasive writing. Each article is about 600-800 words.





Educational details

Year level

10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Civics and citizenship
  • History
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
  • Organization: The Conversation Media Group
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • Copyright © 2010–2016, The Conversation Media Group. Articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/