Active Citizenship – Residents 3000 Voter Awareness Workshop

How does the Australian federal-state bicameral political system work?
What is my role as a voter in a representative democracy?
Why is it important for me to make informed voter choices with authentic information?  

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2022
Time: 6:00pm for 6:30pm start 
Venue: Hayden Raysmith Room, Ross House, 247-251 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Registration: (Limited Places) email us at

Resident 3000 is organising a pre-election voter awareness workshop in the lead up to the Victorian State Election 2022.  Voters play a critical role in democratic governance with their active participation in the political process. The interactive event will help empower voters to exercise their active citizenship with greater awareness about the Australian political system, role of voters in a representative democracy and making informed choices with authentic information.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Australian Political System: Federal-State, Bicameral
  • Importance of Active Citizenship
  • Voters Rights and Responsibilities
  • Making Informed Choices
  • Detecting Fake News
  • Responsible Social Media Behaviour
  • Nurturing Civic Responsibility

As Australians, we have a responsibility to uphold our democratic system. This workshop will be of interest to Melbourne CBD voters seeking to understand the Australian political system and how to make their voice heard in elections. All voters welcome, including those who will be voting for the first time in Australia.

Speaker: Arman I Rashid, PhD. Born in Kuala Lumpur, Dr Arman is a Melbourne-based political analyst-cum-mental health professional with experience of consulting in international governments and organisations, including the World Bank, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade and US State Department.  He is passionate about democratic governance and has written on Active Citizenship for CBD News:

Note: Resident 3000 is a non-partisan organisation. This interactive workshop will raise awareness about Australian democracy and active citizenship without any bias for political parties and/or candidates.

For more information and to register, please contact us at