Whether you’re an individual, a local community group, or a million-dollar organisation – if you, like us, are passionate about protecting our democracy, we encourage you to check out the Framework for a Fair Democracy as well as the resources below.
On Feb 1, the Australian Electoral Commission released its annual donations and spending data for politicians and parties over the previous financial year (2021-22).
We found that big corporate donations and dark money are still dominating the Australian political landscape.
What do electoral laws, social media, climate change and secure work have in common? The links between these four priorities provide a unique opportunity for change. Prof Joo-Cheong Tham explains
During the 2022 federal election 16 community, human rights and religious groups have called on all candidates to refrain from misleading voters and commit to reforms to stop the spread of disinformation.
By its nature, state capture is usually hidden, often in plain sight. The scandals that hit the news are the tip of the iceberg. The report breaks down six modes of influence used in state capture, and most importantly what we can do about it.
Taken from ADN’s “Confronting State Capture” report, this case study explores the ways the fossil fuel industry has leveraged it’s financial power to exercise control over the political process.
This new report by the Human Rights Law Centre exposes how the powerful fossil fuels, gambling and tobacco industries are taking advantage of Australia’s weak integrity laws and distorting our democratic processes.
This excellent, open-source resource helps you quickly get a sense of how your MP votes on issues in Parliament. A great resource for preparing for a meeting with your MP.
Connecting with elected representatives is a powerful advocacy tool that concerned citizens can wield to take action on the issues they care most about. This guide from ACF provides comprehensive tips on how to have effective meetings with Members of Parliament.