Subject information

Students examine the Australian system of government through topics that cover the constitution and federalism, political representation, the executive and parliament, voting and elections, and political parties.

They study a selected topic related to international politics, and explore both conventional and unconventional forms of participation. Students consider and evaluate political systems, institutions and principles, and the ways in which these are justified in the face of competing ideologies and philosophies.

Stage 1 subject code: 1AIP10 1AIP20

Credits: 10 20

Stage 2 subject code: 2AIP20

Credits: 20

Subject Outline 2017 [DOC 174 KB]

Changes to moderation sample selection

From 2017, the SACE Board will no longer select Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers will select the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.

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Fiona Greig
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