Politicians

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Shared sacrifice in the two Australias

The Institute of Public Affairs is calling on federal and state governments to reduce public sector salaries for those on over $150,000 by 20%.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - January 2019 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender (see Table 1 and Table 2 below). It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victorian and South Australian parliaments since the last update...
Report

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - October 2018 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender. It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victorian and Western Australian parliaments since the last update was published on 18 May 2018.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - May 2018 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender. It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth, state and territory parliaments since the last update was published in February 2018.
Commentary

Revealed: the extent of job-swapping between public servants and fossil fuel lobbyists

More than 180 individuals have moved between senior public service roles and the fossil fuel industry in Australia over the past decade - providing a golden escalator for former senior politicians.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - February 2018 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender. It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth, state and territory parliaments since the last update was published on 14 December 2017.
Guide

Composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender: a quick guide - December 2017 update

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.
Report

Australia's Parliament House in 2016: a chronology of events

Parliament House, which was officially opened in 1988, is the home of the Parliament of Australia. This paper presents a chronology of key events in Australia's Parliament House during 2016.
Essay

The political life is no life at all: a toxic work environment threatens the health of our democracy

This essay argues that if good people can’t sustain themselves in public life because it is just too punishing and zero sum, then Australia has a serious problem.
Journal article

Political communication and disasters: a four-country analysis of how politicians should talk before, during and after disasters

Politicians are increasingly involving themselves in the frontline delivery of information in the lead up to disasters and as they unfold. They are often placed as spokespeople and represent the public face of disaster, be it anthropogenic or natural.