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Buy Smart activities and resources

Buy Smart Competition 2018

For primary students

Introduction to consumerism in Australia (the Ruby Hutchison story)

Worksheet (PDF, 1.3MB)

Vocabulary shopping bag activity (based on a 2011 Buy Smart entry)

Worksheet (PDF, 1.3MB)

Consumer rights puzzles

Worksheet and answer sheet (PDF, 1.4MB)

Mobile phone puzzles

Worksheet and answer sheet (PDF, 1.6MB)

Scams puzzles

Worksheet and answer sheet (PDF, 1.3MB)

Online shopping puzzles

Worksheet and answer sheet (PDF, 2.2MB)

The Buy Smart rap (made as a 2015 Buy Smart entry)

For secondary students

Introduction to consumerism in Australia (the Ruby Hutchison story)
Worksheet (PDF, 1.3MB)
Vocabulary shopping bag activity (based on a 2011 Buy Smart entry)Worksheet (PDF, 1.3MB)
Australian Consumer Law (playlist of 11 clips)

Buying your first car (made as a 2017 Buy Smart entry)

In the Driver's Seat: Key Questions to ask when buying a used car in Queensland
Don't be a jackass: an 'anti-manual' for using a car jack

Consumer resources

The Office of Fair Trading produces a range of newsletters, booklets and brochures as information resources for consumers. These might be helpful as you design your own.

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