Ideas and resources to get you started

MoAD has many useful resources online including 110 documents which played a key role in the foundation of Australian democracy and an online timeline outlining milestones and figures that influenced the development of democratic ideas, laws and institutions.

Here are some ideas, including suggestions from our collection to help you get started. This list is not intended to be comprehensive or in any way compulsory. Where relevant we have included links to information on our website.

Individual or community

Event, discovery or invention

Historical document, artwork or musical piece

The National History Challenge is a research-based competition for students. More information is available on the National History Challenge site.

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

18 King George Terrace
Parkes ACT 2600

Open daily 9 am – 5 pm (closed Christmas Day)


Emma Diamond
Learning Officer

Phone:02 6270 8114

Research Library
Australian Prime Ministers Centre

Header image credit: Ineka Voigt, 2018