Pity the poor voter who wants to do the right thing and choose his or her own preferred five candidates out of between 24 and 33 declared candidates in his/her electorate from … Read More
A total of 124 endorsed representatives of 10 political parties and another 17 independent candidates will be competing for our votes on October 15. The voting papers in the five electorates will … Read More
CAPaD has issued a one page Candidate Statement inviting each ACT candidate in the coming Federal election to summarise their qualifications for being a parliamentarian and specify the main issues which they … Read More
Representation: consent, legitimacy and accountability Peter Tait, member CAPAD At our current point in the evolution of human governance, a combination of factors (1) means that in nation states using a liberal … Read More
Next Committee Meeting on February 24, 7:30pm, at St Margaret’s Uniting Church, Hackett.
Media Release: A Citizen Jury to Assist in Identifying Options for Tax Reform? The Co-Chair of the recently formed Canberra Alliance for Participatory Democracy (CAPaD), Ms Beth Slatyer, today welcomed the recent … Read More
The Canberra Alliance for Participatory Democracy (CAPaD) is a couple of months old and 100 members strong. At a recent meeting, members took stock and offered their views on the future role … Read More
Democracy is in trouble across the Western world. Australia is not alone in experiencing a large fall in political party membership, undue influence of the corporate sector on government thinking; declining public … Read More