Challenges

June 5, 2013

Der Speigel's Mathieu von Rohr argues France is experiencing a democratic malaise due to a chronic lack of political leadership.

News
June 17, 2015

The Australian government's secrecy in the way it handles asylum-seekers is undermining its democratic accountability, writes Alex Reilly of the University of Adelaide.

Opinion
February 23, 2015

Janine O'Flynn of the University of Melbourne argues that the outsourcing of public services raises important questions about accountability, transparency and the role of government.

Opinion
September 23, 2015

John Freebairn and Miranda Stewart from the University of Melbourne argue reform is critical for a prosperous democracy.

Opinion
November 23, 2015

Myanmar's first free elections are an important step on the long road to democracy, writes Rebecca Devitt.

Opinion
February 23, 2015

The power of micro-parties in the Australian Senate is a symptom of an archaic system that needs to be updated, say Mark Triffitt and Travers McLeod from the University of Melbourne. 

Opinion
September 5, 2014

Peter Burdon from the Adelaide Law School asks whether democracy is fit-for-purpose to deal with climate change.

Opinion
September 11, 2012

Adrian Little from the University of Melbourne and Michael Crozier from Murdoch Univerisity argue the growing complexity of society makes it harder for traditional political parties to gain support.

Academic

The EU's Transparency Registry provides information on lobbyists and lobbying activities in the European Parliament and Commission.

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