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Indigenous Representation in the Australian Parliament

On Wednesday morning (23 January 2013), Alexander Reilly was interviewed by John Doyle on Radio National breakfast in response to the selection of Nova Peris to run on the Senate ticket for the Australian Labor Party at the next election. The story can be accessed here. In this blog, he provides some background to his […]

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If It Ain’t Broke…

Professor Lisa Hill, School of History and Politics University of Adelaide, evaluates whether voting should be made voluntary in Queensland. Queensland’s Attorney-General, Jarrod Bleijie, is currently seeking public opinion on electoral reform following the release of a green discussion paper in January 2013.  His avowed purpose in calling for public submissions is to explore changes […]

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