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POL3127 Australian Government
Credit Points: 15

This unit is designed to familiarise students with the theories, institutions and socio-economic forces operating on government in Australia. Topics include constitutionalism, federation, parliaments, responsible government, the public service, the High Court, the electoral system, voting studies, political parties and major interest groups, the republic debate and reconciliation.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAABZBroadcasting Major
MAAACSGovernance and Policy Major
MAAAENJournalism Major
MAAABIPolicy and Governance Major
MAPOLGPolitics and Government Major
MAAAEUPolitics and Government Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009