Australian Labor Party

Commentary

13 Feb 2019
17

James Murphy examines whether life is too easy for MPs representing this well-heeled Melbourne electorate.

Report

23 Aug 2018
78

This report finds that the conduct of the Members in question does not constitute a contempt of Parliament, even though in some cases, the conduct was not up to the standard expected from Victorian MPs.

Discussion paper

21 Aug 2018
8

Australia needs a government that can get on with the job. The John Curtin Research Centre has crafted a list of seven key policies a Labor Government under Bill Shorten should push for.

Report

21 Mar 2018
185

Trust in our politicians is declining, and risks diminishing further with allegations of misuse of public funds. This investigation argues that the reputation of the Victorian Parliament would be greatly enhanced if an independent agency was clearly empowered to deal with such matters.

Commentary

20 Mar 2018
164

Grattan Institute researchers, Brendan Coates and Danielle Wood, outline who wins and who loses from Labor’s hotly debated tax policy.

Book

14 Feb 2017
70

This publication is the fifth in a series of Queensland political chronicles published by the TJ Ryan Foundation since 2012. Through a collection of themed chapters, the book’s authors provide an ‘overview’ assessment of the second year in office of the Palaszczuk Government in Queensland....

Article

Survey

3 Sep 2016
35

A Victorian ReachTEL poll, conducted Thursday night from a sample of 1650, gives Labor a 51-49 two party lead, a one point gain for the Coalition since the November 2014 election. Primary votes appear to be 40.1% for the Coalition, 34.6% for Labor and 10.7%...

Book

14 Jul 2016
83

The book deals with two of the principles that underpin the wielding of executive power in our democratic system – firstly, the accountability of government to the people and, secondly, the obligation of governments to act according to law and in the public interest. It...

Commentary

16 Jul 2015
41

With the next election on the horizon, the pressure is on to give Labor’s carbon policy a name that sticks.

Commentary

2 Oct 2014
126

This article tries to test the assumption that asylum seeker policy is guided by public opinion. It analyses events in November and December 1977 during the final stages of the federal election campaign.

Report

2 Jun 2009
159

This research paper analyses the 2009 Queensland state election and argues that the result demonstrates that despite running a budget deficit resulting from a large spending program, a Labor government can still be re-elected.

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