Stage 1 and 2 legal studies | NTEC

Stage 1 and 2 legal studies

This program is ideally suited to legal studies students, but it is available to any school or adult group. The following content is covered:

  • Democratic structures in Australia: Separation of powers, the Constitution, representative government, responsible government and how these exist in the Northern Territory.
  • Democratic elections: free, fair, open, contested elections that are held regularly.
  • Systems of voting in Australia: first past the post, full preferential and proportional representation.


Preferential voting

Proportional representation

  • Instructions - reading proportional representation results (PDF, 221KB)
  • Results sheet - proportional representation (PDF, 144KB)