Humanities and Social Sciences
Year 8 Politics Lobby Groups

Lobbying and interest groups

Wesites

Media resources

Source: What is an interest group?, 2016, August 12,Virginia Public Access Project, https://youtu.be/UAZXFELMd2w

Source: Who runs the country? Lobbying in Australia/The Drum, 2019, September 1. ABC News (Australia) https://youtu.be/TJUJIY3UwdY

Environmental Action Groups

Definitions and terms

Action group

Lobby group

'Lobbying' (also 'lobby') is a form of advocacy with the intention of influencing decisions made by the government by individuals or more usually by lobby groups; it includes all attempts to influence legislators and officials, whether by other legislators, constituents, or organized groups. Wikipedia

Stakeholder

Stakeholders are the people who stand to lose or gain in your topic.The advantage of knowing the stakeholders is that when you evaluate information a stakeholder produces, you already understand why they produced information, so you understand their bias, or perspective.

Global

Australian

Social Action groups