About the National Schools Constitutional Convention


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Approx 120 students from government, independent and Catholic schools from across Australia, covering metropolitan and country areas attend the National Schools Constitutional Convention every year in Canberra.

The Convention seeks to promote understanding and informed discussion amongst young Australians about the Australian Constitution and system of government.

The project is managed by National Curriculum Services in collaboration with the Australian Curriculum Studies Association.

The dates for 2020 are Tuesday 17 March, Wednesday 18 March and Thursday 19 March. The topic is - 'Federalism: the Constitution and Australia's Water'