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8 Your Role in Democracy

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Factsheet 8.1 - What can you do about it?

How To Be An Active Citizen In Queensland

Suitable for: Primary , Secondary , Tertiary

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Factsheet 8.2 - Power of One

The Power of One is not just a best-selling Bryce Courtney novel. The ‘power of one’ is actually a very real phenomenon where one person, and their vote, can make a real difference to society.

Suitable for: Secondary , Tertiary

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Factsheet 8.3 - Role of the Media

The media is one of the most important and effective mechanisms for the control of powerful institutions and individuals
by reason of its ability to sway public opinion.

Suitable for: Secondary

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Factsheet 8.3 - Role of the Media

Includes information and commentary by Honorary Research Fellow Dr Paul Reynolds. The media is one of the most important and
effective mechanisms for the control of powerful institutions and individuals by reason of its ability to sway public opinion.

Suitable for: Tertiary

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Factsheet 8.4 - The Role of Pressure Groups

Many Queenslanders are members of interest groups: as participants in a church society; school association; conservation group; trade union or business organisation.

Suitable for: Secondary , Tertiary