Across the world we are seeing an increasing trend towards citizens wanting to have a voice in how they are governed. We have seen the emergence of a plethora of online tools designed to raise the voices of individuals, build … Read More
democracyCo are excited to today launch a new frontier of deliberative democracy – People’s Policy. A coalition of non-government and philanthropic organisations are working with us on an innovative worldwide first for democracy to focus attention on reducing the number … Read More
As conveners of the recent citizens’ jury on nuclear waste storage in South Australia we explore the trend towards individualism, its consequences for public policy and the opportunities offered by deliberative democracy in forging a new way forward. Our Opinion … Read More
Opinion – Emma Lawson With the issue of marriage equality in Australia having now stalled, community engagement expert Emma Lawson suggests that the citizens’ jury process might point to a way forward. Now that a plebiscite on same-sex marriage is … Read More
Ahead of running the second citizens’ jury on South Australia’s nuclear involvement, the two locals behind Democracy Co talk about how a personal revelation became a thriving international business. Emma Lawson and Emily Jenke have been involved with the machinations … Read More
Dear Prime Minister, Congratulations on your new role. We are very excited and have our hopes elevated by your new standing and leadership role. This letter is somewhat unusual as it mixes business and advocacy on an issue of great … Read More
InDaily (Adelaide) profiled democracyCo in 2015. The writeup (and a nice pic) is here.
In Mid 2016 we won the contract to train members of the Singaporean Government in Citizens Juries. Press Release Singapore Success
In October of 2015, horrified by the Donald Trump shenanigans, we wrote to InDaily and they published our musings. You can read our article here.