Community Electoral Education Kit

Updated: 6 April 2016

The Community Electoral Education Kit provides everything needed to conduct engaging and informative electoral awareness workshops.

Each of the topics features:

  • speaking notes in plain English
  • presentation slides
  • background notes to support deeper understanding.

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Community Electoral Education Kit

This version of the Community Electoral Education Kit combines all five kit topics into one presentation package.

1 hour session, including activities

Community Electoral Education Kit
Quick version

If you have limited time to talk to your community members, this quick version of the kit may be useful for you. It covers the core messages of the Community Electoral Education Kit.

45 minute session, including activities


Topic 1: Australian Democracy

On completion of this topic participants will have explored the connection between voting and representative democracy.

5 minute session

Topic 2: Do I have to enrol and vote?

On completion of this topic participants will understand that it is compulsory for Australian citizens over 18 years of age to enrol and vote in Australia.

20 minute session, including activities

Topic 3: Where do I go to vote?

On completion of this topic participants will understand there are various ways in which voters can vote at a federal election.

5 minute session

Topic 4: What happens on election day?

On completion of this topic participants will know what to expect when they attend a polling place on a federal election day.

20 minute session, including activities

Topic 5: How do I make sure my vote gets counted?

On completion of this topic participants will understand how to complete their ballot papers correctly to ensure their votes will be counted.

20 minute session, including activities


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