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Carmela Chivers

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Commentary

20 Mar 2019
16

We’re doing better than many comparable countries, but that’s not enough, says Carmela Chivers.

Report

23 Sep 2018
479

Powerful and well-resourced business groups, unions and not-for-profits are influencing policy in Australia to serve their interests, sometimes at the expense of the public interest. Stronger checks and balances on policy influence are needed, to make Australian politics cleaner and fairer.

Commentary

14 Aug 2018
19

While the states are making improvements to their political donations laws and practices, Canberra still has a long way to go.

Report

12 Mar 2018
358

This report argues that if the major parties and politicians want to rebuild trust with voters, they will need to change the way they do politics: stop misusing their entitlements, strengthen political donations laws, tighten regulation of lobbyists, and slow the revolving door between political...

Working paper

2 Aug 2017
540

This working paper examines trends in incomes, employment, and demographics across Australia over the past decade. The trends outlined have been influenced by broader economic forces: a mining investment boom that boosted investment and incomes in particular regions; and the continuing shift of consumption and...

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