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ACHASSK194

The process for constitutional change through a referendum

Elaborations

  • describing the process by which referendums to change the Australian Constitution are initiated and decided (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • exploring examples of attempts to change the Australian Constitution by referendum (for example, the successful vote on the Constitution Alteration (Aboriginals) 1967; the unsuccessful vote on the Constitution Alteration (Establishment of Republic) 1999) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • discussing the advantages and disadvantages of having a Constitution that can only be amended by referendum (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)

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