New Forms of Democracy

New forms of democracy include deliberative democracy, where citizens help elected representatives decide on policy decisions, and direct democracy, where citizens do away with elected representation and make policy and political decisions themselves.

April 1, 2013

Research by the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance examines the non-contestatory mode of deliberation used at an Australian 'Citizens' Parliament'.

Academic

Democracy think-tank newDemocracy highlights a range of potential options for new fora that renew and enhance citizen engagement.

Report
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

Pages