Today, 20 December 2017, marks the centenary of Australia’s second plebiscite on conscription. Our regular blogger Barry York asks, 'was this a ‘Brexit’ moment?'
Articles tagged with: voting
All Australians aged 18 or over have the right to vote and have a say in their democracy. But it wasn’t always this way.
Part 2 of a series of 2 blogs on election rituals. This one concentrates on the act of voting and how people are tending to vote early instead of turning up to vote with their fellow citizens.
Verging on another federal election, it is as good a time as any to ask ‘why do we have elections?’