Online Searching Tasks

Online Searching Tasks

 

Here are some ideas for online searching tasks for students (note that the answers are not contained in the EO4Schools section):

  • In what year did:
    •     Women gain the vote in South Australia?
    •     Aboriginal people become entitled to vote in Federal elections?
    •     South Australia decriminalize homosexual conduct?
    •     Federal Parliament pass age-discrimination laws?
    •     South Australia grant legal recognition to same-sex couples?
    •     South Australia pass discrimination laws to protect carers?
  •     Who is South Australia’s Minister with responsibility for equal opportunity law? Give the Ministerial portfolio and the person’s name.
  •     Who is the Federal Minister responsible for human rights? Give the Ministerial portfolio and the person’s name.
  •     Name two websites where you can read the South Australian Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA) in full.
  •     Find a ground of discrimination that is covered by Victorian law but not South Australian law.
  •     Find out whether the MP for your local electorate spoke in Parliament about the amendments to SA’s Equal Opportunity Act in 2009.
  •     How many different languages are spoken in Australia today?
  •     What is the average age in South Australia now?
  •     Locate the current Federal Government’s and Federal Opposition’s policy about protecting carers from discrimination.
  •     Find 4 examples of legal restrictions on free speech (laws that limit what a person or a company can say or publish in speech or writing.)