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Australian Government Word Wall Vocabulary


Free on Plus | 20 pages (PDF)|Grades: 3 - 7

Fifty-seven Australian Government related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

Print out these Australian Government Word Wall Vocabulary cards and cut them along the line. Stick them up around your room to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include:

Australian Government, Commonwealth, Australian Democrats (A.D.), Australian Labor Party (A.L.P.), Australian, Government, vote, coalition, Liberal National Party (L.N.P.), Parliament, Governor-General, federal, lower house, Senate, Parliament House, Shadow Minister, Speaker (of the House of Representatives), upper house, portfolio, referendum, Shadow Cabinet, House of Representatives, constitutional, democracy, donkey vote, by-election, Leader of the Opposition, debate, opposition, motion, adjourn, petition, ombudsman, backbencher, backbench, bill, cabinet, Act (of Parliament), National Party of Australia (N.P.), Senator, session, ministry, honourable, governor, Member of Parliament (M.P.), question time, political party, Prime Minister, sitting, Legislation Committee, Legislative Council, seat, House of Lords, House of Commons, minister, frontbencher, frontbench, chamber and constitution.

Australian Government Vocabulary

Australian Government Commonwealth Australian Democrats (A.D.)
Australian Labor Party (A.L.P.) Australian Government
vote coalition Liberal National Party (L.N.P.)
Parliament Governor-General federal
lower house Senate Parliament House
Shadow Minister Speaker (of the House of Representatives) upper house
portfolio referendum Shadow Cabinet
House of Representatives constitutional democracy
donkey vote by-election Leader of the Opposition
debate opposition motion
adjourn petition ombudsman
backbencher backbench bill
cabinet Act (of Parliament) National Party of Australia (N.P.)
Senator session ministry
honourable governor Member of Parliament (M.P.)
question time political party Prime Minister
sitting Legislation Committee Legislative Council
seat House of Lords House of Commons
minister frontbencher frontbench
chamber and constitution
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  NSW Curriculum alignment

  • HT3-3

    Identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

  • HT3-4

    Describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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When I try to print out the government word wall, it has double words on it. Why?

Bronwyn Selfe · Apr 19th, 2016

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