Local government education

School classes are invited to enhance their study of Civics and Citizenship and learn more about their local government and community.

Student outcomes

Watch the Civics presentation and learn:

  • how local government works
  • about the services it provides to the community
  • taking part in a mock election
  • the difference between local laws and state laws
  • about elected members and council officers and their roles in the community
  • about their families’ role in determining the type of community in which they wish to live.

Local History tour

A tour of Joondalup Library, featuring the Local History collection, is available. This provides a practical example of a local government service.

Public artwork

The public artwork surrounding the Civic Centre and its relationship to Joondalup is also available to be discovered.

Getting there

Transport can be provided. For more information contact the School Liaison Officer.

Teaching resources

Worksheets are available for use.

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