leadership inquiry- electorates and candidates

leadership inquiry- electorates and candidates


Banyule Magazine– Read through the ‘Banner’ and decide which councilor (Cr) you wish to direct your letter to. What is your issue? It may be positive feedback for an initiative you have seen in your area. If you wish to bring an issue to their attention then state possible solutions rather than just the

problem.  Think carefully about your choice of words.


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1.At election time, people vote for the ______________ who are running in their________________
2.What is an electorate?
3.How many federal electorates are there in Australia?
4.How many square kilometres does the electorate of Grayndler
5.Which is the largest electorate in Australia? How many squarekilometres does it cover?
6.How are electorates worked out?
7.Who are electorates named after?
8.What is a safe seat?
9.Why do politicians spend a lot of time campaigning in marginal seats?


Becoming a Candidate
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Have you ever wondered how you become a political candidate? Watch the BtN story
Becoming a Candidate  http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3825536.htm to find out more.
At what age can Australians vote in a Federal Election?
2. Describe some of things that Chandy andLiah do to help with their political campaigning?
3.You get paid if you are a candidate. True orfalse?
4.Can anyone become a candidate?
5.How do you become a candidate? List atleast three requirements.
6.Approximately how much does it cost tobecome a candidate in Australia?
7.Which one of these isn’t a political party?
a.Liberal Party of Australia
b.Australian Blues
c.Australian Labor Party
8.If you don’t want to join a party you can run as an ______________.
DOUBLE DISSOLUTION- What is it? Probably most adults you ask would not be able to answer this question.  Watch the link below and see if you this clears things up for you.
Now see if you can give your own definition to the term DOUBLE DISSOLUTION.

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