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newDemocracy Foundation

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NewDemocracy is an independent, non-partisan research and development organisation. We aim to discover, develop, demonstrate, and disseminate complementary alternatives which will restore trust in public decision making.

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1 Oct 2014

Advocating a better way to do democracy, the newDemocracy Foundation is an independent, non-partisan research organisation aiming to identify improvements to our democratic process.

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Website

1 Oct 2014

Advocating a better way to do democracy, the newDemocracy Foundation is an independent, non-partisan research organisation aiming to identify improvements to our democratic process.

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Report prepared for newDemocracy Foundation
13 Jun 2017

This research project asks what mini-publics contribute to democracy from a systemic perspective, and how that contribution might be strengthened. For evidence, we draw on three mini-publics: the Penrith Community Panel; the Noosa Community Jury (on management of the Noosa River); and Infrastructure Victoria’s citizen...

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9 Jun 2015

How would you like to actively participate shaping government policies, not just indirectly through your vote? Citizen juries allow just that. State and local governments have started to use citizen juries to address issues like infrastructure, budgeting or reforming the electoral system. These participatory democracy...

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28 Sep 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 decisions on civic issues.

It’s all part of an approach known as deliberative democracy, aiming to...

Report

Recommendations to the Lord Mayor of Sydney & Premier of New South Wales
9 Apr 2014

The Sydney Citizens’ Jury unanimously agrees that the safety and vibrancy of Sydney’s nightlife would be further enhanced by the adoption of the recommendations detailed in this report. The recommendations cover the following areas of diversity, transport, police and safety, education and media, lockouts and...

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