The Rule of Law in Australia
The Rule of Law is a legal tradition in Australian society. At its simplest it requires that we have just laws that are followed and enforced.While the law and the needs of society change, the rule of law principles as seen in the Rule of Law wheel remains the same: it promotes freedom from tyranny by ensuring checks and balances on the use of power.
Separation of Powers
This poster explains the features and functioning of the Separation of Powers in Australia.
Division of Powers
This poster explains the Division of powers between the Commonwealth Government and the States and Territories.
Presumption of Innocence
This poster explains the main principles of the presumption of innocence and the implications of these principles
Posters have been created for both primary and secondary students to help students easily understand basic concepts of governance, freedoms and society. Click on the poster or go to the Primary Poster section of our website.