Australia needs a democracy fix
A University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19's domination of public life since 2020 has overshadowed the need to focus on the health of Australia's democracy.
As the US elections near, global democracy is at stake
A University of Melbourne expert says the result of the US Elections will not just shape US democracy, but could diminish the very idea of democracy globally.
The state of democracy, before and during COVID-19
We are facing a global democratic recession, but the pandemic has intensified the focus on what we want from democracy, says University of Melbourne's Tom Daly.
In times of crisis, does parliament really matter?
Parliaments across Australia have been sidelined during COVID-19, which has concerned experts but not the public. A University of Melbourne expert asks why?
Watch Episode 6: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View
Episode 6 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data
How COVID-19 is hitting some democracies harder than others
University of Melbourne research finds that COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on democracy worldwide, but some democracies are more resilient than others.
The tectonics of the British election
It was a stunning victory for Boris Johnson in the UK general election; University of Melbourne experts explore what that tells us about 21st Century politics.
Australian democracy: crisis, resilience and renewal
Worries that democracy is in decline have sparked experiments in citizen assemblies but a University of Melbourne expert says we can also revitalise parliament
Searching for Democracy 2.0 without losing Democracy 1.0
A University of Melbourne expert says reimagining and protecting democracy, while charting a course between alarmism and complacency, needs new ways of thinking
The British election: After the terror
UK voters go to the polls after two terrorist attacks, in Manchester and London. University of Melbourne experts look at the impact on the democratic process.