Deliberative democracy

3 July 2015

The City of Melbourne’s recent experiment asking citizens to develop a 10-year financial plan is being hailed as a success by those working in the deliberative democracy space. Now one councillor...

30 June 2015

Heavily influenced by the recommendations proposed by the Melbourne City Council’s People’s Panel, a 43-member citizens jury convened to advise on spending and revenue priorities, this 10-Year...

Audio lecture/presentation
9 June 2015

Participatory democracy projects could radically alter the way all tiers of Australian governments make decisions. For the better … or worse?

Discussion paper
1 June 2015

The CRC for Low Carbon Living aims to facilitate the transition of the Australian built environment to a low-greenhouse gas emissions future while maintaining industry competitiveness and...

23 April 2015

What makes deliberative processes so different from other community engagement processes?

8 November 2014

Tasked with making recommendations to Council on its spending and revenue priorities for the next 10 years as part of the community engagement process, a people's panel was convened to discuss the...

30 September 2014

In the flurry of post-election book launches, there’s been much analysis of what’s gone wrong with Australian politics. The newDemocracy Foundation argues that it’s not better politicians we need...

Audio program
28 September 2014

There's a growing public disenchantment with democracy and the modern political process. So, here's a solution: citizens’ juries—ordinary people who are given the information and training to make...

9 April 2014

The City of Sydney and the NSW Government, tasked a randomly selected Sydney Citizens’ Jury of 43 people to make recommendations about diversity, transport, police and safety, education and media...

Book review
18 October 2013

Review Details
Date: 18 October 2013
Author: Marian Sawer
Publisher: Australian Review of Public Affairs (ARPA)
Owning Institution(s): The University of Sydney