Should Australia have fixed parliamentary terms? Or real-time disclosure of political donations? How about a “citizen jury” that can decide on issues of national importance?
These are just three of 15 ideas outlined in a new report aimed at improving our democracy, which has been pitched to our federal politicians this election.
“Australia’s democracy … is frayed and public confidence in our system of governance is in worrying decline,” the Reforming Our Democracy report states.
“The list of initiatives has been selected because they…