Education for Civics

All state/territory and the federal parliaments have education offices with lots of resources and information for schools and the general public that cover how Australian governments work, how elections are run and what voting systems are used. Some also cover local government.   The Parliamentary Education Office (PEO) educates Australians … Read More

Trends in satisfaction of Government and Democracy

Dissatisfaction with the Government The text examines the current and future aspects of democracy Centre for the future of Democracy. : Work at the Centre for the Future of Democracy explores the future challenges and opportunities faced by democratic politics. Towards an inclusive democracy : is a critique of Marxist … Read More

Podcasts – listen to ideas on better democracy

Democracy Sausage with Mark Kenny is a twice-weekly podcast produced by Policy Forum at Crawford School of Public Policy in partnership with The Australian National University. Each episode, host Professor Mark Kenny, Australian Studies Institute, takes a look at politics and public affairs, with expert analysis and discussion from researchers at The Australian National … Read More

Democratising economies

Many organisations are working at improving democracy from an economic angle; or might it be they are making the economy democratic? To truly be in the service of the people, the people should control the economy. The New Economy Network Australia is a network of organisations and individuals working to … Read More

Change the Political System

Other groups and people are working on lots of the issues that need to be addressed to help Australian governance be good. You may want to link up and support those peoples efforts. These are some of the organisations: for good Government – getting corrupting influence out of politics. Australian … Read More


Views and Musings CAPaD created blogs A deep understating and analysis of CAPaDs 2020 Election strategy:Awakening democracy by robust representation.

Media Appareances

CAPaD in the media CAPaD’S forays into the news and other media are maintained on the main website here. We are also active on Twitter and have a Facebook group.    

Deliberate ACT

Awakening democracy Deliberate ACT Academics, community organisations and the ACT government explore how citizens and governments can better deliberate, decide and collaborate. The purpose was to try to establish a deliberative community of practice in the ACT. An overview can be found at DeliberateACT-A year in review results. Deliberate ACT … Read More

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Views Periodic insights and ideas from CAPaD bloggers.   Awakening democracy – CAPaD newsletters Awakening Democracy is CAPaD’s regular newsletter that keeps members and supporters up to date with events, news and views. Access all Awakening Democracys here.

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