Reforming the Policy Process

To counter policy gridlock and partisanship in policy-making a number of proposals have been advanced. These range from ‘increasing’ democracy to allow for greater public input, to 'decreasing democracy’ with critical policy decisions left to experts.

September 23, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt asks how Malcolm Turnbull will deliver on his promise of a 21st Century government

Opinion
April 17, 2012

Marc Abrahams highlights in The Guardian how selecting elected representatives randomly rather than through political party systems could make democracies work better.

News
October 29, 2015

Erika Feller, Former Assistant High Commissioner of the UNHCR, argues mass migration will be a significant litmus test of the strength and resilience of our democratic systems. 

Opinion

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