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JOHN MENADUE. Democratic Renewal.

  Our loss of trust in institutions. We speak often about the need for new ideas and policies to fill the void in the public debate. We will be examining these issues in this series Fairness, Opportunity and Security. But … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Parliamentary reform and the new Speaker.

In my post of 12 May this year ‘Democratic renewal and our loss of trust in institutions’, I wrote about our loss of trust in so many institutions including our parliament and political parties. If Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten … Continue reading

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John Menadue. The real problem is partisanship, not expenses.

I have yet to hear anyone who supports the spending by Bronwyn Bishop of $5,000 in taxpayers’ money for a helicopter ride from Melbourne to Geelong for a Liberal Party fundraiser. It is surprising however that, as a member of … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Democratic Renewal and our loss of trust in institutions

Fairness, Opportunity and Security Policy series edited by Michael Keating and John Menadue We speak often about the need for new ideas and policies to fill the void in the public debate. We will be examining these issues in this … Continue reading

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