Discuss as a class what different levels of government do here in Australia. Pose the following questions: What would happen if… • there was no rubbish collection? • there were no health regulations for restaurants? • roads were not maintained? • Australia didn’t have a defence force? • there were no dog or cat regulations? • there were no public libraries? • each State government produced its own coins? • there were no laws against criminal behaviour? • there were no plans or protection for the environment? • there were no building regulations? • people could migrate to Australia without first making an application? Complete the activity attached. You will need to tick which level of government applies to each area.