Damon Muller


20 Feb 2018

In announcing this Bill as part of a package of bills focusing on foreign interference in Australian politics, the Prime Minister specifically highlighted China, whilst noting that the reforms were not purely about China.

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25 Jan 2018

This research paper outlines the recent history of Senate electoral reform in federal elections, including examining the reasons for the most recent changes to the Senate voting system.


14 Nov 2017

This guide focuses on federal electoral boundary redistributions and the process involved.


9 Nov 2017

This Quick Guide summarises the often complex funding and disclosure laws in each Australian state and territory for the purpose of comparison.

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21 Jul 2017

Prior to the current term of Parliament, only five parliamentarians had ever lost their seats due to Constitutional eligibility reasons.


10 Jul 2017

This guide looks at the Australian federal political funding and disclosure system.

Research report

30 Jun 2017

Presents key information on Australia's 2016 federal election, which was held on 2 July 2016 and saw Malcolm Turnbull returned as Prime Minister of a Coalition Government with a slim minority in the House of Representatives.

Research report

24 Nov 2015

The prevalence and underlying causes of domestic violence are complex with the result that there is a great deal of confusion and misinformation reflected in the public debate. This paper provides information in a simplified format on issues surrounding domestic violence drawing from key research,...


17 Feb 2009

BUSHFIRES are a fact of life in Australia, and have long been an essential part of our ecosystem. Research conducted by the Australian Institute of Criminology shows that, of the 20,000 to 30,000 vegetation fires experienced in Australia each year, about half are deliberately lit...

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