Law, Crime and Punishment

At the end of February, Year 10 Commerce students went on an excursion, to the Parliament of New South Wales and the Police and Justice Museum, to learn more about law, justice and policing in Australia.

Below a summary of their experiences told in their own words.  

By attending the Parliament of New South Wales, I learnt more about the roles of parliament and how it is formed. Through role playing activities, I also gained a better understanding of what happens in parliament and how it operates. Alannah A.

We went to the Police and Justice Museum to learn more about how our laws and justice system have improved and changed overtime. We studied two famous legal cases in Australia history and how they significantly shaped our justice system. Emily C.

By visiting the Parliament of New South Wales we gained a better understanding of how bills are passed and how they become law and how to interpret them. Oliver H.

By visiting the Police and Justice Museum I gained a better understanding of the way the police and justice system operated in past times. Krish P.

I learnt about the procedure of a parliament, how it works and how a bill is passed. We also witnessed the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly in action. Jaymes V.