Parliament of Tasmania - HAEO - Teach and Learn

House of Assembly Education Office

Adjusted Resources


Activities and resources for students requiring some level of modification to their education program.

Social Stories

Social stories act as an excursion preview for students, especially those who may experience anxiety in new environments.

Visit Parliament:  Observe Parliament

Visit Parliament: Tour and role-play

Visit Parliament: Tour Parliament House

House of Assembly Diorama

Students make their own House of Assembly Chamber filled with Tasmanian devil puppets to understand the passage of a Bill through the House of Assembly:

Complete diorama kit  [3Mb]

Teacher notes

Student instructions


Devils and desks

Role stickers

Role-play script for students: The Tassie Devil Bill

Introductory or pre excursion activities for students

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Related teacher material

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Question Time

The following resources help students understand the purpose of Question Time and draw their attention to particular actions during Question Time. The focus questions are intended to be easily accessible for most students. Printing the resources back to back on A3 paper creates an A4 sized booklet.

What is Question Time?  A resource for primary students requiring additional learning support

What is Question Time?  A resource for secondary students requiring additional learning support

Fact Sheets

The Education Office fact sheets explain some of the most important roles in the House of Assembly, and this set are aimed at students requiring additional learning support.

The Speaker of the House

Activities to reinforce this learning are available on the Civics and Citizenship across the curriculum page.

For more information contact the House of Assembly Education Office.