Feature article: Australia’s political model is breaking down

Published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 3 April, 2018. 

Is there any Australian left who hasn’t complained, or at least rolled their eyes about the state of politics in Canberra? Most of us tend to blame the politicians for all this, but a new analysis of voter data suggests a less comfortable truth. The problem is not just them. It’s also us.

The breadth of political polarisation across the community suggests that its causes are deep and longstanding.

Read the analytic feature about why Australia’s political model is breaking down, written by AlphaBeta Director, Andrew Charlton and co-author Lachlan Harris, in the Sydney Morning Herald here.


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