30 September to 2 October 2015
You can access the key conference documents from the links below:
Conference theme and program: Modernising Parliament: Rethinking Parliament for the Next Generation
Uncorrected transcript of conference proceedings
Compulsory Professional Development for Parliamentarians?
Engendering the New Zealand Parliament: What will it take?
The People’s House: Enhancing Parliaments’ Community and Civic Engagement in the Twenty-First Century – the Western Australian Experience
The Nordic Example: Lessons in Citizen Engagement – How an inclusive, modern Parliament can best engage New Zealand civil society in the decision-making process
Building Public Engagement: Options for Developing Select Committee Outreach: A Report for the Liaison Committee
Building Public Engagement: Options for Developing Select Committee Outreach: A Report for the Liaison Committee (Appendix)
Community engagement in the modern Parliament in a divisive area of policy
Enhancing the Role of Select Committees and Other Means to Making Parliament Relevant to the Next Generation
Guiding Principles for Modernising Parliament
How Well Do Parliamentary Committees Connect With the Public?
Making Parliamentary Ethics Relevant for the Next Generation
Ken Coghill and Julia Thornton
Rethinking the future of Parliament – Openness and Transparency in Government
Out of step? The New South Wales Parliamentary Evidence Act 1901
Beverley Duffy and Sharon Ohnesorge
Performance and Reform in the National Parliament of Solomon Islands
Graham Hassall and Celsus Talifilu
Reviewing the Standing Orders—How to Make Dreams Come True
Engaging Parliament through the Use of Internet Plebiscites