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What is Commonwealth of Australia?
The union of colonies into one nation with the colonies retaining certain powers. In 1901, the colonies were united into a federation called the Commonwealth of Australia.
What is the terminology used for the system where votes are casted secretly and the voter is neither influenced by any individual nor does the voter inform others to whom he casted his vote.
A system of voting where people vote privately, so no one can influence or pressure them to vote in a certain way. In a secret ballot, no one else watches while you write your vote.
Who are all the people who can live and work in Australia till death?
A person who has a visa to work and live in Australia with no time limit.
Abdul’s Japanese neighbour is a permanent resident of Australia and works at a bank.
What form of Government is the one where representatives from public are elected thru regular Parliamentary elections?
A system of government based on the regular election of representatives to parliament by the citizens. In a parliamentary democracy, the people vote for their representatives.
What is the term used for the Pensions or benefits provided by Australian Government to help disabled, elderly, unemployed and needy people?
Government pensions or benefits to help unemployed people, disabled people, elderly people and others in need.
When Trang lost her job, she had to apply for social security.
What is the term used for the voting system where compulsory voting programmes are implemented, in case of any need for change in constitution arise?
A vote by all voters on a proposed change to the Australian Constitution.
In a 1967 referendum, the people voted to count Indigenous Australians in the census.
What is the name by which a local government area is better known as?
A local government area. The roads in my shire are very safe.
Which of the following are the base for Judaeo Christian values?
Of both the Jewish and the Christian religions. Judaeo-Christian values are those based on lessons from the Bible.
What is the name of the Democratic process known as where people vote to select a person of their choice to represent them in parliament?
An event in which citizens choose a person to represent them in parliament.
Australian citizens aged 18 years or over must vote in an election.
What terminology would you use for the situation where a partner exercises control over the other by limiting his/her interaction with a third person keeping an eye over all the activities and movements of the person?
A form of domestic violence where one partner in a relationship controls who the other partner sees and talks to, what they read and where they go.
Sandi was in forced isolation because her husband did not allow her to visit friends or family.
What is the process called where consideration of a new Law for acceptability is verified?
To consider a proposal for a new law and decide whether to accept or reject it. The Senate, as the House of Review, debated a taxation Bill from the Lower House.
What is the name of the historical voyage of 11 ships that arrived in New South Wales under the captainship of Admiral Arthur Phillip carrying convicts for settlement?
The group of 11 ships which set out from Britain under Captain Arthur Phillip to establish a convict settlement in New South Wales. On Australia Day we remember the landing of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove on 26 January 1788.
What is the other word from the options that can express independence and personal freedom?
Personal freedom and independence. In our democratic society, people have freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and freedom of association. We value these liberties.
What is the name used for the individuals who is authorised to speak or act on behalf of others?
A person who acts or speaks for others.
My local council representative liked my idea and presented it at the council meeting.
What is the Judge of a lower court, termed as?
A judge of a lower court. The magistrate found the thief guilty and sent him to jail.
What is the official name of the list, in which names of people across the country eligible to vote are enrolled for use in election?
The list of people entitled to vote in an election or referendum. When Jan arrived at the voting centre, the official looked for her name on the electoral roll.
What is the terminology used for the relations, where you offer or receive help or services from known or unknown people at times of necessity?
Helping and receiving help from others, especially in difficult times.
When my car broke down, the other drivers helped to push it in the spirit of mateship.
What is the Process known as in which obedience of law is exercised among public?
Enforce the law:
To make sure that people follow the law. Police enforce the law and keep the peace.
What is the correct word used to designate the person who works for an organisation without any payment?
A person who gives their time to a person or organisation without expecting payment.
Raza is a volunteer who teaches people English in their homes.
What is a referendum ?
The Australian Constitution can only be changed through a special vote called a referendum.
In a referendum, there needs to be a double majority for the Australian Constitution to be changed. This means that the majority of voters in a majority of states and a majority of voters across the nation must vote for the change.
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