For Schools

For Students and Teachers

One of the best parts about my job is visiting schools in my electorate and answering some great questions from the students. I am often asked to speak to schools as part of a study unit on how the Australian Parliament operates. I have compiled some resources that might be helpful for both students and teachers.

Find out about Parliament House school tours here:

How to make sure your school is flying our national flag:

Helpful Mitchell facts

Did you know…

  • Six people have held the seat of Mitchell – the electorate of Mitchell is 101 sq km.

  • Over 90,000 people live in the electorate of Mitchell.

  • Mitchell was named after Sir Thomas Mitchell (1792- 1888, a noted Australian explorer and surveyor.

Helpful websites for school projects:

Parliamentary Education Office

Australian Government homepage

Australian Parliament House

Australia’s Prime Ministers

Australia’s Coat of Arms

Australian Electoral Commission

The Australian Constitution

National Museum of Australia

National Archives of Australia

National Library of Australia

Australian War Memorial