• Democracy in Australia describes the main features of Australia’s democracy and political system and the characteristics of an open and democratic society. It lists needed reforms and ways of strengthening Australian democratic…

  • Fact and Issue Sheets – Australia contains over 40 peer reviewed pieces covering a wide range of issues of significance to Australia.

    All Sheets can be downloaded free…

  • The Australian Collaboration publishes essays, books and reports on a wide range of topics.

    All publications can be downloaded for free…

  • The Australian Collaboration is a consortium of peak national community organisations representing social, cultural and environmental constituencies and interests …

  • The Australian Collaboration has developed Study Guides for schools to enable teachers to make the most effective use of all the material on its web site …

  • Receive information about new Australian Collaboration materials, updates and research …


Recent releases


Hear Our Voice book cover Hear Our Voice Ken Coghill & Paula Wright

New reports

Book cover Are we progressing: Comprehensive monitoring and reporting in Australia Andrew Macintosh & Deb Wilkinson

New Essays

HRFA-cover Human Rights For and Against Spencer Zifcak & Alison King
Aus-Economy The Australian Economy Ian McAuley
GPoverty-img Global poverty Michelle Sowey

For the launch of the new web site:

Democracy in Australia

Full revisions completed.

Fact and Issue Sheets

Revisions to nearly all sheets completed.

School resources

Full revisions completed.