Election reading list

How to Win an Election
September 2020
How To Win An Election  spells out the ten things a political leader and their party must excel at to maximise the chance of success, and against which they should be accountable between and during elections.
Edited by Tanya Plibersek
November 2020
COVID-19 has resulted in changes none of us could have imagined, but what happens next?
Gender Politics
May 2021
Dear Prime Minister
October 2021
Dear Prime Minister is a fascinating insight into the concerns, assumptions and political beliefs of 1950s and 1960s Australians.
The Future of Us
April 2020
Demography is far more important than destiny. By tracing connections between a population's past and present, demographers can foresee its future. The true wonder of demography, though, is not its ability to predict the future but to shape it. With energy and passion, demographer Liz Allen sets out the potential paths to make Australia better.
The Politics of the Common Good
August 2019
'The Earth is a Common Treasury', proclaimed the English Revolutionaries in the 1640s. Does the principle of the commons offer us ways to respond now to the increasingly destructive effects of neoliberalism?
Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs
July 2019
Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law. However, successive governments in Australia have declared the need to 'stop the boats' whatever the cost, be it human, economic, moral or legal.
September 2020
We've had a decade of distraction and inaction on climate change, but what made things go so very wrong in Australia? And what can the rest of the world learn from our mistakes – and opportunities?
Carbon Justice
November 2021
Everything You Need to Know About the Uluru Statement from the Heart
June 2021