Write up an election speech

Now is the time to have a go at writing your own speech! Before you do this, firstly think about a slogan that you wish to use as a part of your speech.

Party slogans

Here are some examples of slogans that have been previously used in election campaigns. See if you can identify which slogans are from the Australian Labour Party and which from the Liberal Party.

‘It’s time for a change’
‘Together: Let’s move Australia forward’
‘A stronger Australia, a better future’
‘Stop the boats’
‘Protecting, securing, building Australia’s Future’
‘Ease the squeeze’
‘Opportunity for all Australians’
‘A secure future for all Australians’

Your turn!

Use the template below to create your own campaign speech. Remember the best speeches are delivered when the speaker engages through eye contact with the audience.

1Introduce: the party and the issue
2Explain: the issue and why is it important
3Outline: your actions and reflect on the result
First action
Second action
Third action
4Conclude: why should the voters vote for you