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Unit of Study POLT1001 - Australian Politics (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

explain the role of political institutions and people within them, as well as concepts such as government and democracy

identify and explain the factors affecting government and democracy in Australia

present coherent and persuasive arguments on important political issues

utilise online research and retrieval systems to produce creditable work.

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