Watch the below BtN story:

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4464749.htm

Answer the following questions in your Reading book:

1. Who was allowed to vote in Australia in the 1800s?
2. What does suffrage mean?
3. Who were the suffragettes?
4. When did women get the right to vote in Australia?
5. When did all Indigenous people get the right to vote in federal elections?
6. In which year did the voting age change from 21 to 18 years of age?
7. Voting in Australia is not compulsory. True or false?
8. Do you think the right to vote is important? Explain your answer.
9. What was surprising about this story?