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
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Media Release: democracyCo to deliver final citizens’ jury on nuclear fuel cycle
Opposing sides gather to guide nuclear Citizens’ Jury
The first Citizens’ Jury on Nuclear in SA has wrapped up – what an exhilarating few weeks. The Jury’s report can be found here. FINAL Nuclear Citizens’ Jury Report
The Jury’s work has been documented extensively. The videos, transcripts and summary library of the first 2 days can be found here.
We’re releasing three short videos that explain more about us, citizens’ juries and the details of the jury for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engagement Program. Video 1: Who is democracyCo? Video 2: What is a Citizens’ Jury? Video 3: … Read More
We have been selected to facilitate the first Nuclear Citizens’ Jury in SA. InDaily have profiled us at this link.
In Mid 2016 we won the contract to train members of the Singaporean Government in Citizens Juries. Press Release Singapore Success
The South Australian Government recently released their status update as a result of the Citizens Jury on Unwanted Pets. The project documents and the latest update can be found here.
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.
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.