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 15, 2015

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

Opinion
May 18, 2015

John Menadue, former Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, argues lobbying is a 'serious corruption of good governance'. 

Opinion
September 13, 2015

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

Opinion

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