The AEC offers a free 2 hour workshop aimed at primary and secondary teachers to assist teachers in developing practical skills in teaching electoral education as part of the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum. The website provides further support with a variety of resources to encourage teachers with the confidence to teach these skills in the classroom and how to incorporate a mock voting system in the classroom.
Capitalism will eat democracy -- unless we speak up | Yanis Varoufakis. Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Min...
Malcolm Turnbull, 60 years old, is Australia's current (as of Sep 2015) and 29th prime minister. He has a bachelor of arts, law and civil laws. Before entering politics Turnbull was a journalist, lawyer, investment banker and venture capitalist until 1993 when he became the chair of the Australian Republic Movement. He defeated Tony Abbott last month and became the new prime minister with a vote of 54 to Abbott's 44.
Buy Dollars, Wear Diamonds----A while ago we wrote that the USD is beginning a new major cyclical uptrend of the sort that lasts few a few years. We still think the same but add to the reasons we outlined in these aforementioned articles two further facts. First, that a key lesson of the ongoing financial crisis so far is that central banks get what they want on their currencies.