Across the world, trust in democracy is in retreat.
Urgent action is needed.
Democracy 2025 is strengthening democracy in Australia through research, dialogue and innovation.
Democracy 2025 is an initiative of the Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) and the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra (UC-IGPA).
Democracy 2025 is a centre for excellence based at the spiritual home of Australian democracy — Old Parliament House, Canberra.
Bringing together business, government, the public service and the community, our key objective is to bridge the trust divide by:
- rolling out innovative best-practice solutions to the liberal democratic challenges faced across Australia and the Asia-Pacific
- creating active, engaged and informed citizens
- positively influencing democratic leadership, capacity and practice
- promoting excellence and innovation in democratic governance
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16 October 2019
How Australian federal politicians would like to reform their democracy
Watch Dr Helen Haines MP, Tanya Plibersek MP, David Sharma MP, Professor Mark Evans, Michelle Grattan and Professor Gerry Stoker discuss the findings from How Australian federal politicians would like to reform their democracy at Parliament House on 16 October. The video was produced by our digital partner, contentgroup.
16 October 2019
Revealed: how Australian politicians would bridge the trust divide
5 September 2019
Liberalism and Australian Democracy: Lessons from History – A talk by Dr David Kemp
In August, MoAD hosted a free public talk by the Hon. Dr David Kemp, Chairman of the MoAD Board, who reflected on the contribution of liberalism to Australia’s democratic story and asks what we can learn for the future.
The public talk is part of the Democracy 2025’s Future Democracy series, was held in the House of Representatives Chamber in the spiritual home of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.