Australia

November 3, 2015

Is democracy in crisis? Democracy Renewal's Cathy Harper and James Cahill consider evidence in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.

Academic
December 3, 2014

The University of Melbourne's Sally Young argues the reasons Australians vote the way they do, or fail to vote at all, are becoming more complex.

Opinion
July 28, 2014

The triumph of spin over substance points to deep problems within our political system, writes Mark Triffitt from the University of Melbourne.

Opinion
July 28, 2015

A study by Money, Politics and Transparency ranks Australia 23rd out of 54 countries in campaign finance transparency.

News
September 17, 2015

The breakdown of traditional divisions between public and private spheres creates new demands, but also new opportunities, writes Helen Sullivan of the Melbourne School of Government.

Opinion
November 11, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Bill Harley argues workers are no more able to control their workplaces than they've ever been.

Opinion

The Australian Government Lobbyist's Registry is the main way to track lobbying activities in Australia.

Report
May 10, 2015

Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, founder of democracy think-tank newDemocracy, writes in The Sydney Morning Herald that democracy needs to revamp itself by rediscovering the collaborative 'power of the people'.

Opinion
July 30, 2015

Marian Sawer of Australian National University suggests quotas are needed in Australian politics to boost the low number of female parliamentarians.

Opinion

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