Reboot : a democracy makeover to empower Australia's voters / Richard Walsh.

"Reboot offers a tantalising glimpse of a better future, where politicians work directly and closely with those who voted for them. Utopian? Disillusional? Richard Walsh makes a tour de force argument for doing away with the senate, embracing a republic and having a government where the prime m...

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Main Author: Walsh, Richard, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2017.
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505 0 |a Intro; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 This is truly ridiculous; 2 More truth and less aggression; 3 Winners and losers; 4 The president and the council of advisors; 5 The new house of representatives; 6 The prime minister and cabinet; 7 Political parties and other pressure groups; 8 One of those legendary efficiency dividends; 9 The senate and the states; 10 We have been here before; 11 Welcome to our new democracy; 12 At last, an Australia Day we can all celebrate; Appendix: A few final, fine details; Index. 
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