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Dealing with Toxic Parliaments: Lessons from Elsewhere
Marian Sawer

An Unprecedented Election of a President
David Clune

The Long, Long Road: Western Australian Electoral Reform*
Martin Drum, Sarah Murray, John Phillimore and Benjamin Reilly

Disrupting Consensus in Parliamentary Committees? Minority Reports and a Taxonomy for Classifying Them*    
John Aliferis and Anita Mackay

Conduits Between Parliament and People: Does Referring Petitions to Committees Improve Citizen Participation?*
Josephine Moa

Connected Parliaments: An International Conversation on Public Engagement and Its Impact on Parliaments
Sarah Moulds

* Indicates that the article has been double-blind reviewed.


Novel Politics: Studies in Australian Political Fiction, by John Uhr and Shaun Crowe. Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 2020. pp. xiv + 170, Paperback RRP $34.99 ISBN: 9780522876420
Rodney Smith



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