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Links and Downloads

Participedia : Strengthening democracy through shared knowledge: a list of hundreds of participatory experiments and experiences across the world.
Museum of Australian Democracy : in Old Parliament House. How our democracy is and how it could be.
Australia21 : an independent research organisation focusing on real-world problems, sometimes called “wicked,” facing Australia.
Sydney Alliance : a diverse coalition using community organising to make Sydney a better place to live.
newDemocracy Foundation : innovating in how we do democracy in Australia.
Living Room Conversations : Open your ears. Open your mind. Open your home.
Fair Go for Canberra : a community-driven campaign enabling Canberrans to defend themselves from the Federal Liberal Government.
They Vote For You : how does your MP vote on issues that matter to you?
Your SAy : citizen input into South Australian government decisions.


Industrial Areas Foundation : the USA’s largest and oldest network for citizen leadership development.
Citizens UK : organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good.
The Citizen’s Handbook : A mine of resources for community organising, creating a community project, change, participation and deliberation.
Project for Public Spaces : A nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities.