CIVICS - HASS
Who is the current prime minister?
Scott morrison – leader of liberals
Who is our current head of state/governor general?
Queen Elizabeth II and peter Cosgrove
Who is our current queen?
Queen Elizabeth II
Name 4 main political parties and who are the heads?
· Liberal party pf Australia (Scott Morrison)
· Australian labor party (bill shorten)
· Australian greens (Richard di Natale)
· National party of Australia (Michael McCormack)
Who is our current deputy prime minister?
Who is our current cabinet made up of?
· Prime minister: scott morrison
· Deputy priminister: Michael McCormsck
· Treasurer: josh Frydenberg
· Senator Bridget McKenzie
· Senator Mathias Cormann
· Senator Nigel Scullion
· Christopher Pyne
· Steven ciobo
· Senatory marise payne
· Senator simon Birmingham
· Christian porter
· Peter Dutton
· Senator mitch Fifield
· Kelly O’dwyer
· Senator michaelia cash
· Senator matt canvan
· Karen Andrews
· Dan tehan
· Greg hunt
· Paul fletcher
· David littlepround
· Melissa price
· Angus taylor
Who is our current treasurer?
Who is our current opposition leader?
Bill shorten (labor party)
Who leads WA and the political party?
Mark MacGowan (labor party)
Who is our state opposition leader?
Mike Nahan (liberal party)
Who is our current state treasurer and state deputy leader?
Ben Wyatt (labor party), Liza Harvey (liberal party)
Who is the leader of National party?
Who is the leader of greens?
Richard Di Natale
Who is the leader of one nation?
14.1 – civics and citizenship concepts
Democracy (in aus too):
· System of government where the people have the power to determine how they will be ruled or managed
· Elect parliamentarians to represent their views
· Direct democracy = citizens meeting together to make laws for society
· Representative democracy = elect representatives to make laws on your behalf based in democratic vakues
In aus, over 18 can vote (compulsory)
· The beliefs/ideals that are held by our society
· Treating others with consideration and valuing their views, beliefs and rights
· Rights and privileges for all (without discrimination based on gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, level of orientation)
· All people are treated fairly/without injustice and given equal opportunity
· Rights, privileges and responsibilities for all without interface/control from other citizens or government
· The right to all fair trial (fairness) – no discrimination
· Based on the Westminster system (aus) – originated from UK (london)
· A parliament, that is elected by the people to make laws on their behalf, citizens vote for members of the parliament in free/fair elections and all law must be passed by majority of representatives
· A sovereign (king, queen or governor-general) to act as Head of State and hold various powers (required to give final approval...