Talking to young people about the Voice
Explaining the Voice referendum to young people is made easier by their good knowledge of the world around them, says a University of Melbourne expert
Fifty shades of teal
Independent “teal” candidates are shaking up the 2022 Australian election, but there are plenty of idiosyncrasies among them says University of Melbourne expert
The need for more parliament in Victoria’s Pandemic Bill
Victoria’s proposed Pandemic Management Bill gives too much power to government and not enough to parliament, say University of Melbourne experts
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?
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
Here’s how to renew Australia’s Democracy
Ideas for citizen juries, an independent speaker, and sitting MPs with their opponents are part of a push involving University of Melbourne to renew democracy.
Section 44: Changing the Constitution to reflect modern Australia
Section 44 continues to claim scalps of Australian politicians; four University of Melbourne constitutional experts discuss whether the law is still relevant?
Is Australia’s public service competent?
Was Australia's Census 2016 fail a one-off, or is there a pattern of failure within the public service, and if so what is happening?
The PM has painted a very clear picture
Australian Prime Minister Mr Turnbull has put the onus for a July election squarely on the Senate crossbenchers by threatening a double dissolution election.