Australia

September 15, 2015

Former Howard Government Minister, David Kemp, argues there's a big ideas gap in current political life.

Opinion
November 9, 2015

South Australia's Premier Jay Weatherill argues democracy isn't in crisis, but the public need to be more involved in solutions.

Opinion
December 24, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Denis Muller takes a look at the media's influence over public policy.

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
April 10, 2015

The University of Michigan's Alex Halderman and Vanessa Teague of the University of Melbourne speak to Up Close Podcast about the challenges of electronic and internet voting. 

Academic
July 22, 2015

Former Deputy Mayor of Brisbane David Hinchliffe has some advice for improving democracy.

Opinion
September 13, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Nicholas Reece warns mainstream parties to beware of populist leadership contenders.
 

Opinion
November 3, 2015

Former Victorian Labor MP and Ministerial Adviser, Graham Ihlein, argues for major tax reform to improve democracy, but not by raising the GST.

Opinion
February 1, 2015

Tim Flannery and Catriona Wallace argue in The Monthly that online citizen forums to discuss and decide on policy is the answer to fixing democracy.

Opinion

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