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.

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 1, 1999

Ever heard of the World Commission on Dams or the Roll Back Malaria initiative? This article in Foreign Policy highlights how complex challenges are being tackled.

Academic
November 27, 2015

Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Tim Smith, questions whether democracy is still serving its citizens.

Opinion

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