The role of local government and the decisions it makes on behalf of the community

Elaborations

  • examining how local government is chosen and by whom (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • exploring what local government does, including the services it provides (for example, environment and waste, libraries, health, parks, cultural events, pools and sport, arts and pet management) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • describing how local government services impact on the lives of students (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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