How could community participation within a representative democracy system work?

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Peter Tait Looking at the issues confronting us at present: climate action, jobseeker rate, NDIS, infrastructure development, urban planning, asylum seekers and immigration, defence budgets, and many others, how might community members work with their elected representatives to look at managing them? This isn’t actually new; France tried it with … Read More

Three things happened that show we need parliament urgently

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This post was originally printed in Intouch, the PHAA Blog and is printed here with PHAA’s permission. Two things happened in late July that makes me worry for the future of the public’s health in Australia. First, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the National Covid-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) was … Read More

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