Humanities - Civics

This subject has a levy of $80.00 which covers the City Campus Experience for five days in Term 3.

This core unit aims to give students a knowledge and understanding of the processes and political influences that have formed Australian democracy. Students will experience a lively and comprehensive course in active citizenship through excursions, city campus, case studies, visiting speakers and community involvement.

Students will study:

  • Aspects of our indigenous population
  • Immigration from convicts to refugees
  • Australian Identity and legal system
  • Democratic processes of decision-making
  • Human rights and responsibilities

Class Work

  • Investigation tasks generated from research, speakers and excursions
  • City Campus report/presentation
  • Projects

Contact Teacher - Geoff Portbury