Australia

June 1, 2014

Richard Cooke from The Monthly unpacks the growing disconnect between citizens and political parties in Australia. 

Opinion
February 11, 2015

Former Premier of Western Australia Geoff Gallop suggests democracy is like a long distance runner with a heart condition.

Opinion
July 15, 2015

Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders and ABC Radio National host Jonathan Green in conversation about Australia's federal democracy.

Opinion
September 6, 2015

Helen Dickinson, at the University of Melbourne, writes that declining citizen participation in political processes can have a profound impact on those with a chronic disability.

Opinion
October 21, 2015

Professor Mark Considine, Dean of Arts, at the University of Melbourne argues it's time for a sustained evaluation of why confidence in democracy seems to be in decline.

Opinion
December 12, 2015

The Paris climate deal shows multilateralism can work, argues the University of Melbourne's Robyn Eckersley

Opinion
July 14, 2011

Rob Hoffman from Swinburne University finds that 20% of eligible voters are not participating in Australian elections. 

Academic
April 13, 2015

The Swinburne Leadership Survey examines the trustworthiness and competence of Australian leaders.

Report
August 15, 2015

Australian democracy is being starved of oxygen argues the co-author of 'Governomics', Miriam Lyons.

Opinion

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