Online deliberation, the Jury’s verdict is in!

Online engagement given In our last blog, we reflected on our 7 lessons from our virtual citizens jury (click here to read), and indicated that we were surveying our jurors to understand their experiences. We’re sharing those here….  During March … Read More

democracyCo COVID-19 Innovation

At democracyCo our work is centred around working together with people in communities across Australia and internationally. Everyday, people are at the centre of what we do. With the rapidly changing environment in society due to COVID19, our business, like … Read More

The fundamentals of deliberative democracy

There are 6 key elements to deliberative democracy – which when used in combination support successful sustainable policy development. We are delighted to have published our expertise in collaboration with ANZSOG – and we hope you find this little publication … Read More

Let’s take Australian democracy to the next level

democracyCo was recently contacted by a resident of Victoria – Robert Salter, who has a passion for improving our democracy. Robert contacted us as he was wanting to set up a community group to advocate for improved involvement of citizens … Read More

Doing democracy globally

Last week I flew to the US to attend a multinational research exchange at the Kettering Foundation, in Ohio. This was my third year working with the foundation – to explore and find ways to get ‘our’ democracies working as … Read More

Seven ways to raise the citizens’ voice

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

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