Democratic Audit of Australia

Owning Institution:
Working paper

Alternative Voting Plus: a proposal for the South Australian House of Assembly

This working paper outlines the case for the South Australian House of Assembly adopting an Alternative voting plus (AV+) voting system and argues that AV+ would represent a genuine attempt at producing a majority government whilst increasing proportionally.

The forthcoming Queensland election

This discussion paper looks at the forthcoming election in Queensland, including the state of the parties and the current electoral geography. “If the Liberal National Party wins the forthcoming Queensland state election it will be a major watershed for state and national politics,” Prasser writes...

A case against uniform political contribution limits

In this discussion paper, Joo-Cheong Tham from the University of Melbourne argues the case for treating trade union financial contributions to political parties differently from those of corporations. The paper is a response to growing support for restricting or banning political donations from all organisations.