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Education Programs (Year 10 - Tertiary)

Education Programs

Participants

A limited number of seminars are available for senior secondary students, tertiary students and TAFE students. 

Service

The Parliamentary Education Seminar program aims to enhance a student's knowledge and understanding of the processes of Parliament and Government in Queensland. These workshops are free of charge and morning or afternoon tea may be provided for seminar groups.

Please note the maximum size for any single group is 30.

Content

The content of the seminar program varies according to the level of education of the participating group.

These Parliamentary Education seminars for Senior Secondary, TAFE, Tertiary and Business College students may include:

  • A Tour of Parliament House
  • An introduction to Parliament and Government, including an explanation of the division of power and the separation of powers
  • An address by a Member of Parliament (subject to availability)
  • Viewing Parliament in Action (on Parliamentary sitting days)
  • DVD clips to bring the legislative process to life
  • A role play of the passage of a Bill through the Legislative Assembly
  • A mock election using the Preferential Voting method
  • A role play of a Parliamentary Committee of inquiry

Please note we require a minimum of 15 students to run a role play. For groups of less than 10, we provide a tour only.

Presenters

Members of Parliament / parliamentary service staff / public servants / academics

Contact Officer

Parliamentary Education Officer | 3553 6416 |

Parliamentary.Education@parliament.qld.gov.au