Australia

August 31, 2015

Book extract: Andrew Leigh, the Assistant Federal Shadow Treasurer and Member for Fraser, shows how luck can change the course of political events.

Opinion
October 11, 2015

John Keane of the University of Sydney considers whether the belief in the universality of ‘free and fair’ elections is a worn-out dogma that's urgently in need of replacement.

Opinion
December 8, 2015

Dr Elizabeth Thurbon from UNSW Australia argues the Australian government is disempowering Australian companies.

Opinion
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

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