Parliament House has a range of publications about the role and functions of Parliament and about Parliament House.
Resources and Contacts
The following resources are available by contacting:
COMMUNITY EDUCATION OFFICER, SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT
PHONE: 08 8237 9386
"The Parliament of South Australia : An outline of its history, its proceedings and its buildings."1995. Office of the Clerk of the House of Assembly.
"Parliament House - South Australia" (A pamphlet outlining history, functions and proceedings of the Parliament.)
"Three Spheres of Government" (A pencil holder explaining the three spheres of Government in Australia and their roles.)
"Your Parliament" (A brochure explaining the South Australian Parliament for middle years students.)
"Mace Bookmark" (A bookmark explaining the history of the House of Assembly Mace.)
www.aec.gov.au - excellent resources on Voting and Elections and Referenda - Select About Us, Select Education.
www.parliament.uk - excellent resource in the Education section including Online Resources, Activities for Interactive Whiteboards, Houses of History Timeline, "You've Got the Power" Video Clips explaining democracy and an excellent simple explanation of the difference between Parliament and Government.
U Tube Clips on the South Australian Parliament Education site - Select Teachers, Select Learning Resources
Legal Education Teachers Association of South Australia http://www.letasa.asn.au
Parliamentary Education Office Canberra Resources: http://www.peo.gov.au - excellent videos on Federation and Three Levels of Government.
Phone: 02 6277 3147