Democracy and the Australian Government: Why Do We Have a Governor-General?

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Published: August 2019
For Ages: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
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Author: Peter Turner

Product Category: Politics, Philosophy & Social / PPS: Australian Gov & Politics

Series: Democracy and the Australian Government
Published By: Redback Publishing
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Published: 01-Aug-2019
Format: Hardback, 32 pages
RRP: $29.99
ISBN: 9781925860412
Interest Level: 7+
Reading Level: 7+
Why does Australia have a Governor General? What are the Governor General's duties? What is his or her role in making Australia's laws? How is the Governor General appointed? How does the Governor General represent the Queen? Where does the Governor General Live? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in Why Do We Have a Governor General?.

Taking a fresh new approach to the subject of how Australian society is structured and governed, this series explains some of the key roles in Australian civic life, from that of ordinary citizens to those of Members of Parliament, the Prime Minister and Governor-General. The titles explain the rights, responsibilities and privileges of individuals in each social position, and the relationships that exist between the Prime Minister, the Governor-General, Members of Parliament and private citizens. An excellent resource for civic studies, the series provides a comprehensive introduction to the law-making process, and insight into how the government and wider Australian society function.

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