School Curriculum Resources

Second Reading: Parliamentary Government in Western Australia by Harry C.J. Phillips

(Revised Internet Edition-subject to periodic revision) NB This is a large PDF file and may take some time to download

This practical teaching resource contains information about the history, structure and function of Parliament and Government in Western Australia. The material and accompanying exercises are relevant to upper primary and lower secondary students addressing the “Active Citizenship” Outcome of the Society and Environment Learning Area.


The following publications are available at no cost from the Parliamentary Education Office, Phone: (08) 9222 7429.

  • Parliament of Western Australia: Structure and Function - Resource targets Year 8-12
  • Notes on the Parliament in Western Australia: Student Resource Book - Resource targets Year 5-8