BTN (Behind The News) – Passing a Bill

In Integrated we have been talking about the leaders that make decisions for the people that they represent.
Have you ever thought about how new laws are made in Australia?
Watch the Behind the News Story to find out more!

BTN – Passing a bill

Once you have watched the story you need to complete the questions listed below.

1. Complete the following sentence: `If a bill is passed in parliament, it becomes…’

2. Describe what happens when a bill is introduced in the House of Representatives.

3. If the bill is passed in the House of Reps, where does it go next?

4. Which political party has greater representation in the Senate than the House of
Representatives?

5. What part does the Governor-General play?

6. Draw a diagram that shows the journey of a bill through parliament.

7. Name three facts learnt in the BtN story.

8.    The government is trying to push a huge number of bills through parliament right
now. Name two bills.

9.    What do you understand more clearly since watching the story?

Your chance to comment: What is a new law you would like to see in Australia and why?

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