Supporting information for teachers

Use this resource to prepare for the Create a new federation classroom activity.

The Australian Constitution in focus

Uncover the set of rules by which Australia is run in this in-depth look at the Australian Constitution. Explore how and why the Constitution was written and the key people involved in writing it. Learn about its key features, how its meaning can be tested in cases heard by the High Court, and how it can be changed. Discover what happened in the 1975 Constitutional Crisis.