Political leadership

Article
24 February 2017

A global trust survey released this week revealed the unsurprising result that our trust in politicians, business leaders, NGOs and the media is still falling.

Report
15 February 2017

CEDA's 2017 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) provides economic and political insights and also examines where growth will come from in 2017, ongoing domestic challenges, the prospect of a...

Essays
5 December 2016

Reforming the public sector should be a topic of vital interest to all progressives.

Article
19 October 2016

Donald Trump’s conduct throughout his campaign for President of the United States has brought into renewed focus a question made famous by Pontius Pilate: what is truth?

Essay
25 July 2016

This paper explores the central importance of political rhetoric for creating civil possibility, for articulating and therefore continually creating institutions such as the parliament, the...

Book
14 July 2016

This book explores a single year in the political life of Queensland, starting with the accession to power of Annastacia Palaszczuk’s ALP minority government in mid-February 2015.

Audio interviewAudio program
8 July 2016

Interview with former Prime Minister, John Howard, to discuss his decision to involve Australia in the war in Iraq in 2003.

Article
8 July 2016

Pauline Hanson’s return to parliament this time around is a reflection of the broader political environment, one in which elite racism has flourished, writes Michael Brull.

Article
7 July 2016

Saturday should have represented a clear choice to voters, but it wasn’t well conveyed in coverage of the marathon election, writes Victoria Fielding.

Audio interviewAudio program
7 July 2016

Waleed Aly, Scott Stephens and Professor Anne Tiernan discuss how volatility has become the new normal.