Primary & Secondary

Three Levels of Government

Learn about the three levels of government with our Amazing Adventures interactive stories, where students choose from four different characters, each of whom has to find solutions to their particular challenge. Students work together to figure out what decisions the characters should make.

Aimed at curriculum level 5-8 in Civics & Citizenship, this resource is a great way to get students thinking and learning about the three levels of government.



The Workday Revolution

‘The Workday Revolution’ is a digital learning module that aligns with Levels 7 and 8 of the Civics and Citizenship Victorian Curriculum.

Come and see how young Tommy’s life improved with the introduction of the eight-hour workday in Victoria. Find out how his dad and his workmates agitated for a fair go. Did his mum get a fair go too?

 Workday revolution website




Inside the Parliament of Victoria

This 34 page booklet covers all aspects of Victoria’s Parliament, including its place in our state and federal systems of government. A resource for teachers, and also suitable for Year 8 and above students.

pdf Inside the Parliament of Victoria booklet.pdf(7.41 MB

You will need Adobe Acrobat to view files in PDF format.


Primary Lesson Plans

Lesson plans from level 3 to level 6 tailored to meet the Victorian Curriculum achievement standards in civics and citizenship.

pdfLevel 3 & 4 How and Why People Make Rules.pdf2.83 MB

pdfLevel 3 & 4 Symbols & Emblems.pdf3.81 MB

pdfLevel 3 & 4 Values in Symbols.pdf2.88 MB

pdfLevel 5 & 6 Democratic Values.pdf2.18 MB

pdfLevel 5 & 6 Leadership.pdf2.69 MB


Secondary Lesson Plans

 Lesson plans from level 7 to level 10 tailored to meet the Victorian Curriculum achievement standards in civics and citizenship.

pdfLevel 7 & 8 Citizens and Influence.pdf3.09 MB

pdfLevel 7 & 8 Contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples.pdf654.55 KB

pdfLevel 7 & 8 Representative Democracy.pdf1.97 MB

pdfLevel 9 & 10 Defend Your Position.pdf2.46 MB

pdfLevel 9 & 10 Participation Case Study.pdf2.00 MB


Primary and Secondary Activity Workbooks

A resource for Years 5/6 to 10 students who are visiting Parliament, participating in a parliamentary role play, or receiving a visit from a Member of Parliament. Also stands alone as a classroom resource.

pdf Inside Parliament Primary Workbook (pdf, 11.78 Mb)

pdf Inside Parliament Secondary Workbook (pdf, 5.41 Mb)


'Inside Parliament' DVD Roms

Come inside Parliament to hear from your peers as well as the experts about what goes on there. How a law is made, how government works, how you can have your say - all of these topics and more are covered, using MPs to demystify the world of Victoria's Parliament. Come Inside Parliament and see for yourself! 

Interactive resources designed for primary and secondary teachers and students navigate parliament in an engaging way.

 Primary                                          Secondary

Mining for Answers website               Pages from Insdie Parlaimant DVD cover opinions count



A set of posters introducing Members of the Legislative Council, Legislative Assembly, Members Born Overseas and Victorian Electorates.
These resources graphically illustrate the idea of representation to students.

 LA PosterLC PosterMembers OverseasElectorate Maps

 To obtain copies, please contact the Community Engagement and Education Unit.

*** PLEASE NOTE*** Posters of the Members of the 59th Parliament will be available in term one of 2019.

Notification will be sent via the Springboard newsletter and on this site.

Phone: (03) 8682 2655