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Note from the Editor, Sarah Moulds


How public engagement has become a must for parliaments in today’s democracies
Cristina Leston-Bandeira

Comparing participatory and deliberative democracy *
Lyn Carson, Stephen Elstub 

Taking community engagement to the next level
Andres Lomp

Regional Education Outreach at the Parliament of South Australia: Strategies and Learnings
Natalie Young

Queensland Parliament’s Portfolio Committee System: Ten Year Anniversary Event
Bernice Watson

Virtual Parliaments in Canada: Pandemic Responses or Permanent Solution?
Peter Price

Digital Innovation and Public Engagement at the Scottish Parliament
Emma Armstrong

Engaging the public with Parliament in Aotearoa New Zealand
David Wilson, Amy Brier

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


ePoll Platform: the citizen’s first step towards legislative participation
Rodolfo Cezar Ranulfo Vaz

Deliberative assemblies to enhance the constitutional referendum process
Andrew Cole

‘TaxTrack’: Introducing a Democratic Innovation for Taxation*
Jean-Paul Gagnon, Paul Emiljanowicz, Lucy J. Parry, Bomikazi Zeka, Nick Vlahos, Angela Tan-Kantor, Alex Prior, Adrian Bua and John Hawkins

Petitions: A Voice for Sharing our Social History*
Jennifer Gallagher

Social Media Platforms Duty of Care – Regulating Online Hate Speech*
Rachel Tan


The Secret, by Alexandra Smith. Pan Macmillan Australia, 2022, pp 262 RRP $36.99, ISBN: 9781761260742.
David Clune


New Options for Parliamentary Committees*
The newDemocracy Foundation

Options Paper independently produced at the request of the Speaker of the NSW Legislative Assembly  


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