1. Understanding of the key issues in Australian public life today
2. Ability to work with a variety of disciplines to develop an understanding these key issues
3. Comprehend how and why contested understandings of Australian issues arise and play out in public debates
Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five days, no late assessment will be accepted. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.