NSW Schools Constitutional Convention

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  • Part I: The Legal System

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NSW Schools Constitutional Convention 2024










The Parliament of NSW Education team invites Year 11 students (Year 12 in Term 4) to apply to participate in the NSW Constitutional Convention 2024.

When: Tuesday, 5 November 2024
When: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Parliament of NSW, 6 Macquarie St. Sydney

This annual program, now in its 30th year, seeks to promote understanding and informed discussion amongst young Australians about the Australian Constitution and system of government. The NSW Schools Constitutional Convention includes a keynote and group discussions on the selected topic. At the conclusion of the day, delegates peer select 30 of their number to attend the National Constitutional Convention to be held in Canberra in 2025. 

Principals are invited to nominate one Year 11 (incoming Year 12) student from their school to be considered for participation in the 2024 NSW Schools Constitutional Convention. Unfortunately, multiple nominations cannot be accepted.

To be considered for attendance at the Convention, each student must submit a single A4 page statement in their own words on the topic outlined above.

Download forms will be available in August 2024. Applications close TBA


9:30 – 9:45am Welcome and official opening
9:45 – 10:45 am Keynote address
11:00am –12:30pm
  • Group discussion
  • Referendum
  •  Selection of delegates to the National Convention Canberra 2025
12:30 pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm


  • Group discussion reports
  • Referendum results
  • Soap box – if time permits
  • Announcement of delegates to the National Convention Canberra 2025


If you would like additional information please call 02 9230 2098

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