Political leadership

Report

14 Mar 2019
37

In May 2018 Malaysia underwent its first regime change in its political history. This analysis identifies four key areas that the new administration must deal with in the next twelve months: the Malay Agenda/Bumiputra Policy; the 1963 Malaysia Agreement (MA63); political Islam; and a clear...

Report

14 Feb 2019
283

CEDA’s 2019 Economic and Political Overview looks back at the economic and political events that shaped 2018, as well as looking ahead to 2019. A new addition for 2019 is an overview of policy and how it relates to economic and political outcomes. Issues are...

Report

21 Jan 2019
67

The 2018 Dialogue looked at PNG’s time on the global stage as the host of APEC 2018, and also considered whether hoped-for opportunities in tourism have been realised. The participants also discussed the current state of the PNG–Australia relationship and the increased interest in the...

Report

18 Jan 2019
224

This research paper asks whether there is an established ‘way in’ to Parliament, whether MPs overwhelmingly come from the same demographic backgrounds, schools, and career paths, and whether this might have implications for policy.

Briefing paper

17 Jan 2019
39

This briefing paper argues that the Trump cabinet and senior officials are about to experience something they avoided in their first two years: critical, and often extremely hostile, examination under oath about what they do, why they do it, and who told them to do...

Working paper

1 Jan 2019
5

Following the push for reform during the popular uprising in 2011, authoritarianism is once again dominating domestic politics and power relations in the MENA region. Drawing on data collected during field trips to Cairo, Tehran, Beirut and Kuwait city, the authors of this MENARA report...

Commentary

7 Dec 2018
19

Despite five prime ministers in five years and policy paralysis in Canberra, Australians don’t want to do away with democracy. They want to save it.

Commentary

25 Nov 2018
15

Federal and state factors interacted yesterday, but not in the way you might think, writes Peter Brent.

Briefing paper

16 Nov 2018
4

This briefing paper examines the factors involved in under-representation of women in political decision-making, worldwide. It sets out actions to mitigate this, using a case study from Papua New Guinea, where the Our Voice program advocated for the reform of electoral laws to increase women's...

Policy

15 Nov 2018
2

Our government should be building a future for all of us, not for their big corporate donors and big business mates. Right now, our political system is stacked in favour of big corporate donors who buy access and outcomes through political donations and powerful lobbying....

Commentary

2 Nov 2018
14

The polls aren’t looking good for Matthew Guy’s Liberals in Victoria.

Article

26 Oct 2018
8

Jacinda Ardern is the youngest person to have held the role of New Zealand Prime Minister in 150 years. She is comfortably the most popular politician in the land, and one of the brightest stars in the international political firmament.

Survey

The health of American democracy in an era of hyper polarization
24 Oct 2018
41

The 2016 presidential election and the primary cycle of 2018 have been defined in large part by the success of outsider candidates in both parties, raising the question of whether Americans are looking for outsiders because of a deep dissatisfaction with the American establishment.

Commentary

22 Oct 2018
17

Is Barnaby Joyce on the rise again? On the evidence of his memoir, things could get ugly.

Commentary

8 Oct 2018
7

This party leader can’t own or disown his past, nor Labour’s.

Commentary

11 Sep 2018
39

With public trust in government at an all-time low, it's time we prioritised political reform and put in place a comprehensive roadmap for effective, long-term change.

Commentary

24 Aug 2018
33

Scott Morrison has proved himself adept at manipulating party-room sentiment, but his efforts so far at wooing the electorate have not been spectacularly successful, writes Peter Brent.

Commentary

23 Aug 2018
8

Malcolm Turnbull’s first stint as Liberal leader wounded him, with ultimately fatal results. Another change of leader is likely to do the same to this government.

Commentary

22 Aug 2018
9

The crushing contemporary verdict on Turnbull is that he has no core set of beliefs from which to dissemble: just an emptiness that only the prestige of the prime ministership can fulfil.

Commentary

15 Aug 2018
26

Modern-day Australia imposes certain realities on political parties. The most important one is that the important public policy issues of the day go beyond old-fashioned left/right characterisations.

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