Mandurah Baptist College head to take part in National School Constitutional Convention


RP van der Westhuizen has been chosen to go to Canberra to take part in the constitutional convention. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d476461
RP van der Westhuizen has been chosen to go to Canberra to take part in the constitutional convention. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d476461

MANDURAH Baptist College (MBC) head by RP van der Westhuizen has been selected to take part in the National Schools Constitutional Convention in Canberra in March.

RP was chosen to be one of 15 WA representatives at the convention, which seeks to promote understanding and informed discussion among young Australians about the Australian Constitution and system of government.

The project is managed by National Curriculum Services in collaboration with the Australian Curriculum Studies Association.

The topic this year is Section 44: is it still relevant in modern Australia?

Mandurah Baptist College spokeswoman Lisa van Til said RP was the fourth MBC student in five years to be chosen.

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