School resources – Study Guides and Reference Sources


The School Resources provided by the Australian Collaboration consist of Study Guides and Reference Sources.

The purpose of the Study Guides is to help teachers and students make the most effective use of the Australian Collaboration’s free web material such as its Fact and Issue Sheets and Democracy in Australia material.

The purpose of Reference Sources is to provide a list of key national and international information sources, primarily for student use, covering some twenty topics ranging across: Armed Conflict and Peace, Consumer data, Crime, the National and Global Economy, the Environment, Indigenous people, International Aid, Media and Communications, Migration, Multiculturalism, Opinion polls, Population, Refugees, Religion, Social data, and Youth.

Study Guides

Reference Sources

Click the following to access the Collaboration’s 40 Fact & Issue sheets, its Democracy in Australia material, its Essays, Books & Reports or its School resources.

Recent releases


Hear Our Voice book cover Hear Our Voice Ken Coghill & Paula Wright

New reports

Book cover Are we progressing: Comprehensive monitoring and reporting in Australia Andrew Macintosh & Deb Wilkinson

New Essays

HRFA-cover Human Rights For and Against Spencer Zifcak & Alison King

Aus-Economy The Australian Economy Ian McAuley

GPoverty-img Global poverty Michelle Sowey

For the launch of the new web site:

Democracy in Australia

Full revisions completed.

Fact and Issue Sheets

Revisions to nearly all sheets completed.

School resources

Full revisions completed.