Australia

June 5, 2012

A 2012 survey by The Lowy Institute finds less than 40% of young Australians think democracy is a good thing. 

Statistics
April 1, 2015

Nicholas Reece from the University of Melbourne examines Melbourne City Council's experiment in participatory budgeting.

Opinion
March 23, 2013

Successful political leadership is so demanding it's almost impossible, writes Peter John Chen from the University of Sydney.

Opinion
August 11, 2015

Mark Triffit from the University of Melbourne asks what has become of political heroes?

Opinion
October 1, 2015

Bronwyn Bishop, former Speaker of Australia's House of Representatives, argues Parliament remains the bulwark for individual freedom

Opinion
November 25, 2015

The Dean of the Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, says Australian democracy needs more women in politics.

Opinion
February 20, 2014

Data from the Australian National University illustrates trends in Australian public opinion on politics over a 25 year period. 

Report
December 1, 2013

Harvard University's Peter Hall reviews the book Democratic Decline and Democratic Renewal by Ian Marsh and Raymond Miller.

Academic
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

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