Solutions

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

Report
April 11, 2013

Ian Marsh proposes in The Political Quarterly that the public would be better represented by the creation of new parliamentary committees.

Academic

A new social media tool called Countable allows US citizens to review government proposals and say whether they support it.

April 10, 2010

Bruce Williams from the University of Virginia examines whether the internet is a major threat to, or a potential saviour of, democracy.

Academic
July 14, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt argues democracy is in crisis.

Opinion
September 23, 2015

John Freebairn and Miranda Stewart from the University of Melbourne argue reform is critical for a prosperous democracy.

Opinion
December 1, 2015

Professor Robyn Eckersley from the University of Melbourne argues the biggest collective action problem of all time could be tackled by deliberative democracy.

Opinion
February 1, 2008

Norm Kelly, Marian Sawer and Peter Brent from the Australian National University suggest ways to achieve more transparency in Australia's electoral system.

Academic

The UK Electoral Commission maintains a database of private campaign donations and public election funding to UK political parties.

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