Upgrading democracy

The internet is opening up new opportunities for democratic innovation: increasing access to the information citizens need to scrutinise politics and policy, and making it possible to dramatically widen the circle of inclusion in policy debate. The Centre for Policy Development is hosting an ongoing discussion on how to make the most of these opportunities.

Rebooting Australia?

Lee Bryant and James Dellow, of Europe’s leading social technology consultancy, Headshift, propose the application of some 21st century solutions to Australia’s problems: use government spending to seed innovation; harnessmore