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Australian Politics and Government

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Subject terms

Australian politics
Democracy Australia
Federation Australia
Parliament
Political Science
Prime Ministers

Junior Reference

to be used in the Library

Australia in: 1910 (part of series)

The Australian Flag: the First 100 years

A Century of great Australians

A history of Australia


Adult Reference

to be used in the Library

A documentary history of Australia (series)

A history of NSW

A handbook of Australian Government & Politics 1890-1964

A handbook of Australian Government & Politics 1965-1974

A handbook of Australian Government & Politics 1985-1999

Australians

Websites

Encyclopedia Britannica online
log in using your library card number

Prime Ministers

Prime Ministers Collections @ the Australian War Memorial
www.awm.gov.au/pm/index.asp

National Museum Of Australia - Canberra
www.nma.gov.au

National Museum - Prime Ministers
www.nma.gov.au/primeministers

http://www.nma.gov.au/collections/highlights

Commonwealth Government & parliament

Parliament of Australia
http://australia.gov.au/topics/government-and-parliament/parliament-of-australia

Our Government
http://australia.gov.au/about-australia/our-government

Fact sheets on Australian Government
http://australia.gov.au/topics/australian-facts-and-figures/factsheets-on-australian-government

Documenting a democracy
101 key documents in the founding of our democracy.
http://www.foundingdocs.gov.au/

Parliamentary Education Office
www.peo.gov.au/students/index.html

Parliament @ Work
www.parliament.curriculum.edu.au/nsw.php3

Federation

Parlimentary Education Office Quick Answers
www.peo.gov.au/faq/faq_1.html

Federation of Australia - National Library of Australia
http://www.nla.gov.au/selected-library-collections/federation-of-australia

Parliament of NSW 1890-1900 Towards Federation
www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/web/common.nsf/key/HistoryTowardsFederation

Political Parties

Australian Labor Party
www.alp.org.au/

The Liberal party of Australia
www.liberal.org.au/

The Nationals
www.nationals.org.au/

Democratic Labor Party
www.dlp.org.au/

The Greens
nsw.greens.org.au/

The Democrats
www.democrats.org.au/

Local Government

Local Government
www.gosford.nsw.gov.au

Government of Western Australia Department of Local Government and Communities
http://dlg.wa.gov.au/

State Government

State Government
www.nsw.gov.au

History of Democracy
http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/web/common.nsf/key/HistoryofdemocracyinNSW

If you look at the State Government website the overview of responsibilities are different again you will see a list of departments such as health, trains etc -  these services operate across the whole state.
www.nsw.gov.au

Parliament @ Work
http://www.parliament.curriculum.edu.au/parliaments.htm