Learning law in our land

General Grant
2012/2013
$60,000 (exc GST)
Grant number: 
G13-003

About the project

A grant to develop a curriculum that can be integrated into adult education classes to promote better understanding of the law.

Outcome of the project

The project provided teachers with lesson plans, information and tools to incorporate basic legal education into the curriculum delivered as part of state and federal government–sponsored English education. Topics covered in the curriculumn included:

  • Australian legal system
  • police rights
  • family law
  • family violence
  • child protection
  • employment rights and conditions
  • Centrelink
  • contracts
  • debt
  • dealing with fines
  • renting
  • driving and road rules
  • car accidents and insurance.

Read the report about this project

This page was last updated on May 26, 2017