Dr Zareh Ghazarian, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations from the School of Social Sciences, … Continue reading Zareh Ghazarian delivers Senate Occasional Lecture
Narelle Miragliotta, Monash University Elections are colourful affairs, and the March 11 state election in … Continue reading WA state election: Liberals’ deal with One Nation may come back to bite them
Narelle Miragliotta, Monash University Senator Cory Bernardi’s decision to quit the Liberal Party comes as … Continue reading Bernardi should have resigned his Senate seat: here’s why
In a post-truth world where ‘alternative facts’ are now peddled by leaders and their advisers, the need for a transparent media is greater than ever, writes Johan Lidberg.
Colleen Lewis, Monash University It is regrettable that the path leading to the establishment of … Continue reading Turnbull makes a good start on expenses, but needs to go further
Colleen Lewis, Monash University What is it that too many politicians don’t get about the … Continue reading Expenses reform is easy and essential – the only thing lacking is politicians’ resolve to do it
Nick Economou, Monash University; Carol Johnson, University of Adelaide, and Natalie Mast, University of Western … Continue reading Parliament finishes for 2016, capping off a messy, turbulent year
Andrew Markus, Monash University There is no shortage of expert commentary on current shifts in … Continue reading Australians more alarmed about state of politics than impact of migration and minorities, survey finds
“Democracy wasn’t granted in the 1850s and late 19th century simply because some wise politicians … Continue reading Death or Liberty tours in London, Dublin and Wales
Nick Economou, Monash University When he displaced Tony Abbott as Liberal Party leader, Malcolm Turnbull … Continue reading Turnbull will not succeed as prime minister unless he unites his party
Monash Art’s Associate Professor Paul Strangio will be giving a lecture in Canberra this week as … Continue reading Paul Strangio at the Australian Senate Occasional Lecture Series
Nick Economou, Monash University Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Liberal colleagues have had a … Continue reading The new Senate looms as a serious problem for a damaged Malcolm Turnbull
The 2016 federal election has finally come to an end, with the AEC declaring who will sit in the next Senate. Monash Arts Zareh Ghazarian explains what it all means.
Colleen Lewis, Monash University At long last, Australia has a government that is prepared to … Continue reading Queenslanders will soon see in real-time who’s paying politicians – now Canberra must act
Narelle Miragliotta, Monash University The Greens are making surprisingly good strides at this election. In … Continue reading So far so good for the Greens as the campaign passes the halfway mark
Howard Manns, Monash University, (Co-written with Kate Burridge) One of this piece’s authors (Howard Manns), … Continue reading Good political slogans and this year’s, meh, yawn, failings
David Holmes, Monash University Two weeks into a protracted election campaign, it is looking ever-more … Continue reading Why has climate change disappeared from the Australian election radar?
Narelle Miragliotta, Monash University Late last year, federal Greens leader Richard Di Natale expressed his … Continue reading Experience and Di Natale position the Greens as a formidable election force
Nick Economou, Monash University Even though it is not yet official, the 2016 election is … Continue reading State by state, it’s still Malcolm Turnbull’s election to lose
by Zareh Ghazarian, Monash University Australia appears set for a double-dissolution federal election on July … Continue reading Explainer: the road to a July 2 double-dissolution election
By Nick Economou There is a saying in boxing that you should never telegraph your … Continue reading A long election campaign is not necessarily a big risk for Turnbull
by Gary Bouma Geert Wilders, who is currently visiting Australia to launch a new political … Continue reading Geert Wilders’ brand of Islamophobia won’t find an audience in Australia
Remy Davison, School of Social Sciences Eight years in total of protracted negotiations. Twelve countries. … Continue reading Ratifying the TPP may be tough, but Australia needs it
Dr Zareh Ghazarian of the School of Social Sciences has been awarded the Australian Prime … Continue reading Prime Minister’s Centre Fellowship for Monash academic
Narelle Miragliotta, School of Social Sciences Up until Monday’s Liberal leadership ballot, Labor had reason … Continue reading The Returnbull – just how bad is it for Labor?