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Acknowledgements

The Discovering Democracy Units have been produced in several formats: first in a book format, now as a Web-based resource. The following acknowledgements are listed according to the educational product.

Website

Civics Education Group
Dr John Hirst, Chair, Dr Ken Boston, Professor Greg Craven, Professor Stuart Macintyre, Ms Susan Pascoe

Program Consultant
Dr Kevin Donnelly

Discovering Democracy Project Director
Ms Joan Holt

Discovering Democracy Project Manager
Mr David Brown

Discovering Democracy Project Officers
Ms Sally Borrman and Ms Marilyn Bowler

Production Manager
Mr Bernie Handley

Production Coordinator/Instructional Designer
Ms Antonina Petrolito

Multimedia Designer
Mr Chris Collins

Coordinating Editor
Ms Jenny Craig

Books

Discovering Democracy Middle Primary Units

Civics Education Group
Dr John Hirst, Chair
Dr Ken Boston
Professor Greg Craven
Professor Stuart Macintyre
Ms Susan Pascoe

Program Consultant
Dr Kevin Donnelly

Project Director
Ms Sue Ferguson

Project Manager
Ms Stacey Hattensen

Writers
Ms Judith Clelland
Ms Sue Coad
Ms Shirley Dally
Ms Ann Parry
Ms Fiona Walters

Contributions
Ms Kaye Price

Academic Advisers
Ms Alana Chinn
Mr David Dutton
Dr Stephen Foster
Professor Dean Jaensch
Mr Adrian Vicary

Nominees of State and Territory education systems and the Catholic and Independent education sectors

Members of the Discovering Democracy School Materials Project Advisory Committee

Teachers and students in the project schools across Australia who trialled the Units and participants in the AFSSSE focus groups

Editorial team
Ms Jane Angus
Ms Carolyn Glascodine
Ms Marion Russell
Ms Barbara Vaughan

Series design
Mr Philip Campbell

Illustrations
Mr Vaughan Duck
Mr Xiangyi Mo

Typesetting
The Modern Art Production Group

Discovering Democracy logo design
Miller Street Studio

Discovering Democracy Upper Primary Units

Civics Education Group
Dr John Hirst, Chair
Dr Ken Boston
Professor Greg Craven
Professor Stuart Macintyre
Ms Susan Pascoe

Program Consultant
Dr Kevin Donnelly

Project Director
Ms Sue Ferguson

Project Manager
Ms Stacey Hattensen

Writers
Mr John Holt
Ms Joan Kenny
Dr Barbara Pertzel

Contributions
Ms Janine Davison
Ms Alison Grant
Ms Jenny Kenny
Ms Mina Shafer

Academic Advisers
Mr David Dutton
Professor Stuart Macintyre
Dr Lotte Mulligan
Mr Michael Pryles

Nominees of State and Territory education systems and the Catholic and Independent education sectors

Members of the Discovering Democracy School Materials Project Advisory Committee

Teachers and students in the project schools across Australia who trialled the Units and participants in the AFSSSE focus groups

Editorial team
Ms Jane Angus
Ms Carolyn Glascodine
Ms Marion Russell
Ms Barbara Vaughan

Series design
Mr Philip Campbell

Illustrations
Mr Xiangyi Mo
Ms Kiera Poelsma
Mr Alexander Stitt

Typesetting
The Modern Art Production Group

Discovering Democracy logo design
Miller Street Studio

Discovering Democracy Lower Secondary Units

Civics Education Group
Dr John Hirst, Chair
Dr Ken Boston
Professor Greg Craven
Professor Stuart Macintyre
Ms Susan Pascoe

Program Consultant
Dr Kevin Donnelly

Project Director
Ms Sue Ferguson

Project Manager
Ms Joan Holt

Writers
Mr Geoffrey Ainsworth
Mr Jim Cummings
Mr John Holt
Ms Joan Kenny
Mr Robert Lewis
Ms Maryanne Martin

Academic Advisers
Professor Greg Craven
Dr John Hirst
Dr Alex Tyrrell

Nominees of State and Territory education systems and the Catholic and Independent education sectors

Members of the Discovering Democracy School Materials Project Advisory Committee

Teachers and students in the project schools across Australia who trialled the Units and participants in the AFSSSE focus groups

Editorial team
Ms Jane Angus
Ms Carolyn Glascodine
Ms Marion Russell
Ms Barbara Vaughan

Illustrations
Mr Xiangyi Mo
Ms Kiera Poelsma

Series design
Mr Philip Campbell

Typesetting
Modern Art Production Group

Discovering Democracy logo design
Miller Street Studio

Discovering Democracy Middle Secondary Units

Civics Education Group
Dr John Hirst, Chair
Dr Ken Boston
Professor Greg Craven
Professor Stuart Macintyre
Ms Susan Pascoe

Program Consultant
Dr Kevin Donnelly

Project Director
Ms Sue Ferguson

Project Manager
Ms Joan Holt

Writers
Mr Robert Lewis
Ms Lyn McAndrew
Mr Peter Miller

Contributions
Mr Tony Barta
Mr Greg Parry
Ms Diana Wolowski

Academic Advisers
Mr Tony Barta
Dr Marianne Hanson
Dr John Hirst
Professor Stuart Macintyre
Associate Professor Geoff Stokes

Nominees of State and Territory education systems and the Catholic and Independent education sectors

Members of the Discovering Democracy School Materials Project Advisory Committee

Teachers and students in the project schools across Australia who trialled the Units and participants in the AFSSSE focus groups

Editorial team
Ms Jane Angus
Ms Carolyn Glascodine
Ms Marion Russell
Ms Barbara Vaughan

Illustrations
Mr Xiangyi Mo
Ms Kiera Poelsma

Series design
Mr Philip Campbell

Typesetting
The Modern Art Production Group

Discovering Democracy logo design
Miller Street Studio

A Guide to Government and Law in Australia

Discovering Democracy - A Guide to Government and Law in Australia by Dr John Hirst was originally published in book form.

It was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs under the Discovering Democracy program.

Published by Curriculum Corporation
PO Box 177
Carlton South Vic 3053
Tel: (03) 9207 9600
Fax: 1300 780 545
Intl Fax: +61 3 9639 1616 Email:
sales@curriculum.edu.au
Website: http://www.curriculum.edu.au

© Commonwealth of Australia, 1998
Available under licence from Curriculum Corporation

Discovering Democracy - A Guide to Government and Law in Australia is Commonwealth copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part by teachers for classroom use only. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and copyright should be addressed to Curriculum Corporation.

The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training.

ISBN: 1 86366 431 9
SCIS order number: 947160
Full bibliographic details are available from Curriculum Corporation.

Series design by Philip Campbell
Typesetting by The Modern Art Production Group
Discovering Democracy logo design by Miller Street Studio
Printed in Australia by Impact Printing

Cover images:
Members of the 1998 Constitutional Convention, Old Parliament House, Canberra.
Courtesy AUSPIC
Detail from Members of the Australasian Federation Conference, Melbourne, 1890.
Courtesy National Library of Australia
Other cover photography by John Gollings and Philip Campbell

CD ROM

Discovering Democracy Units was developed to prototype stage as a CD ROM (Discovering Democracy Electronically) and then transferred to a web resource. Those who contributed to the CD ROM are as follows:

Project Director
Ms Sue Ferguson

Project Manager
Dr Diane Baird

Editorial
Ms Jenny Craig, Ms Juliette Wright, Ms Katherine Sturak, Mr Max McMaster

Discovering Democracy Electronically CD ROM was developed by Starr & Scott

Production Coordinator
Ms Lan Wang

Technical
Mr Stuart Tait, Ms Heather Watson

Discovering Democracy logo design by Miller Street Studio

ESL Project and Materials

Project Director
Ms Sue Ferguson

Project Manager
Ms Jillian Wright

Project Officer
Ms Marilyn Platek

Other Consultants
Nominees of State and Territory education systems and the Catholic and Independent education sectors
Members of the Discovering Democracy School Materials Project Advisory Committee

Discovering Democracy: A Guide to Government and Law in Australia

Discovering Democracy: A Guide to Government and Law in Australia was originally published as a book and was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs under the Discovering Democracy Program.

Writer: Dr John Hirst

Series design: Philip Campbell

Typesetting: The Modern Art Production Group

Discovering Democracy Logo design: Miller Street Studio

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