Schools & Community

The VEC's Community Education Team works with groups in the community who may face barriers to democratic participation.

We explore the role democracy plays in people's lives and encourage a culture of active citizenship.

Local council election resources

Local council elections are in October 2016. If you are a community member or a community-based organisation or group the following resources have been developed to assist with promotion of the local council elections.

Order printed resources to be sent to you

Many of our online resources are available in a hard copy form.

To order use our online order form.

Resources will be sent to you within five working days of placing an order.

Download resources

Resources for culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Resources for people with a disability

Easy English guides


Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Resources for Secondary schools

Passport to Democracy links the democratic process to the issues young people care about. Online resources will assist students in identifying and taking action on local issues in their community.

Book a session

To book a session for your community please contact us on 131 832 or email

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