Deliberative democracy

Commentary

Article

03 Jul 2015
The City of Melbourne’s recent experiment asking citizens to develop a 10-year financial plan is being hailed as a...

Strategy

30 Jun 2015
On Tuesday 30 June, Council unanimously endorsed the 10-Year Financial Plan and accompanying draft Asset Management...

Audio presentation

09 Jun 2015
How would you like to actively participate shaping government policies, not just indirectly through your vote? Citizen...

Discussion paper

01 Jun 2015
The CRC for Low Carbon Living aims to facilitate the transition of the Australian built environment to a low-greenhouse...

Commentary

Article

23 Apr 2015
In contemporary Australian society there are regular calls for worthwhile and informed discussions regarding issues of...

Research report

Report

08 Nov 2014
The purpose of this report is for Future Melbourne (Finance and Governance) Committee to formally receive the People’s...

Article

30 Sep 2014
In the flurry of post-election book launches, there’s been much analysis of what’s gone wrong with Australian politics...

Audio program

28 Sep 2014
There's a growing public disenchantment with democracy and the modern political process. So, here's a solution:...

Research report

Report

09 Apr 2014
In September 2013, the Foundation was appointed by the City of Sydney to conduct a Citizens Jury which mirrors the...
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Book review

18 Oct 2013
Review Details Date: 18 October 2013 Author: Marian Sawer Publisher: Australian Review of Public Affairs (ARPA) Owning...

Research report

Report

19 Sep 2013
This report explores the role of citizens' committees in Australian local government decision-making processes. The...

Audio program

06 Jun 2011
Professor Lyn Carson from the Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy at the University of Western Sydney talks about...

Commentary

Article

09 Sep 2010
Lyn Carson argues that citizen assemblies do have a lot to offer if they are done the right way. The real test of a...

Commentary

Article

12 Feb 2009
From last Friday to Monday, sandwiched between official parliamentary sittings, a different type of parliament sat in...
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Conference proceedings

This conference, organized by professors Matt Ratto and Megan Boler, incorporated papers by new media scholars to...
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