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Australia’s System of Voting - Teaching Presentation

  • Updated

    Updated:  21 May 2023

Explore the ins and outs of Australia’s voting processes with this comprehensive teaching presentation.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides, PowerPoint

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Year

    Year:  5

teaching resource

Australia’s System of Voting - Teaching Presentation

  • Updated

    Updated:  21 May 2023

Explore the ins and outs of Australia’s voting processes with this comprehensive teaching presentation.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides, PowerPoint

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Year

    Year:  5

Explore the ins and outs of Australia’s voting processes with this comprehensive teaching presentation.

How to Vote in Australia… Explained!

Did you know that Australia was one of the first countries in the world to allow women to vote in federal elections? Or that the implementation of Australia’s secret ballot voting system was so successful that it was adopted by both Great Britain and the United States?

There is a lot to cover when teaching your students about Australia’s system of voting! Luckily, Teach Starter is here to cut down on your preparation time when it comes to the Civics and Citizenship curriculum… just download, project, and start teaching!

Ready-Made Lessons on Australia’s System of Voting

This slide deck has been designed to introduce your students to Australia’s system of voting. It covers the following topics:

  • Who can stand for election in Australia?
  • Who is disqualified for election?
  • Who can vote in Australian elections?
  • What is a secret ballot?
  • What is preferential voting?
  • What is the history of voting in Australia?

The presentation also includes ‘check for understanding’ activities at the end of the presentation to make sure students have grasped the concepts presented. Be sure to switch to Edit mode when completing these activities.

It’s As Easy As Download, Project, Teach!

Use the dropdown menu to access the Microsoft PowerPoint or the Google Slides version of this resource.

Project onto your interactive screen and work through the slides for a ready-made, paperless Civics lesson!


This resource was created by Amy Adam, a Teach Starter collaborator.

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