Compak is VCTA’s online journal for full viewing and download by members.


  • has 8 issues per year
  • contains classroom activities and articles for Years 7 to 12 economics and business education and civics and citizenship education
  • includes practice exams in VCE Accounting, Business Management, Economics, Industry and Enterprise and Legal Studies
  • includes timelines for VCE Units 1 to 4 in Accounting, Business Management, Economics and Legal Studies
  • contains articles of a cross curriculum nature.


An experienced educator and editor, Helen Andersen is the Compak editor.

Publication Dates 2016

Issue 1: Monday 8 February
Issue 2: Monday 7 March
Issue 3: Monday 18 April
Issue 4: Tuesday 14 June
Issue 5: Monday 18 July
Issue 6: Monday 15 August
Issue 7: Monday 5 September
Issue 8: Monday 3 October


Copyright of articles remains with the author unless otherwise indicated. Compak articles may be reproduced by VCTA members for classroom purposes only.


The views and opinions expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the VCTA Board, members or staff.

While every care is taken VCTA accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of statement, opinion or advice contained in the text or advertisements.

The information contained in this journal is in no way associated with or endorsed by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Suggested approaches to VCE assessment and to the implementation of VCE study designs contained in this journal are the opinions of the authors only.

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