Leaflet 4: Our citizens

This leaflet should give examples of good citizenship in your own community.

  • Who are, or have been, some active citizens in your community?
  • What have they done?
  • What opportunities are there in your community for young people to be active citizens?

Resources you can use

Your Community

You can gather information about good citizenship in your community from students, teachers, family, friends and local papers and organisations.


Discovering Democracy Primary and Secondary Units: these books contain units on citizenship and public life. There is also a CD-ROM and a Video.

Internet sites

Background | 1. Becoming an Australian citizen | 2. Citizen of Australia or the World?3. Active citizens | 4. Our citizens