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Education Programs (Year 10 - Tertiary)

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Education Programs

In accordance with the Parliamentary Service’s COVID-19 Response Plan, Mr Speaker has approved, as a precautionary measure, that all school tours be cancelled or postponed until 30 June 2020 (or a date otherwise advised).

 

Senior Legal Studies

 

A limited number of seminars are available for senior secondary Legal Studies classes - Years 10 - 12

 

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.

 

The content of the seminar program varies according to the level of education of the participating group. Subject to group size and availability, an education program may include the following:

 

  • 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

 

To book a program for your school, please visit Queensland Parliament – Legal Studies Education Program Eventbrite page: CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Please note, maximum group size is 25 students.

 

Tertiary groups (University and TAFE)

 

Please contact the Parliamentary Education Officer for details regarding Tertiary programs at Parliament House.

Parliamentary.Education@parliament.qld.gov.au  or 07 3553 6416.