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From your Editor, Colleen Lewis
The Accidental Leaders Play Their First Gig: The 2015 New South Wales Election
David Clune (page 6)
A Perfect Storm – The 2016 Double Dissolution Election
David Elder (page 19)
Parliaments’ Reputation as the ‘Pre-Eminent’ Institution for Defending Rights: Do Parliamentary Committees Always Enhance this Reputation?
Laura Grenfell (page 34)
Committees of Influence: Parliamentary Committees with the Capacity to Change Australia’s Counter-terrorism Laws
Sarah Moulds (page 46)
New Kids on the Block or the Unusual Suspects? Is Public Engagement with Committees Changing or is Participation in Committee Inquiries Still Dominated by a Handful of Organisations and Academics?
Pauline Painter (page 67)
Fixed Reporting Dates for Senate References Committees: Are They Effective?
Colby Hannan (page 84)
Budget Scrutiny in Australian State Parliaments
Kylie Coulson (page 103)
A Parliamentary Budget Office in Fiji: Scope and Possibility
Usman Chohan and Kerry Jacobs (page 117)
Dual Language Legislation: What Can New Zealand Learn From the Canadian Model
Helena Strange (page 130)
The Political Consequences of Hansard Editorial Policies: The Case for Greater Transparency
Cecilia Edwards (page 145)
When Referendums Go Wrong – Queensland’s 2016 Fixed Four-Year Term Proposal
Graeme Orr and Samara Cassar (page 161)
Making Honey in the Bear Pit: Parliament and its Impact on Policymaking
Steven Reynolds (page 176)
From the Tables (January–June 2016)
Liz Kerr (page 188)
Parliamentarians’ Professional Development: The Need for Reform
June Verrier (page 200)