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A quick win opportunity exists for politicians to start rebuilding public trust
Rapid bipartisan agreement and legislation of: 1) A federal integrity commission and 2) Public funding of elections - with legal limitations, and transparent real time declaration, of donations to parties and individual politicians would start the rebuilding of public trust in our government system.Both major parties have made public comments on the desirability of both these moves but failed to move forward with legislation. They would not tolerate such delays by other organisations outside the political system! Ask your local member why!!!
7 February 2020 by Glenn Barnes

Governance

Real-time reporting of election donations
Guardian Australia ran an event in Sydney tonight with their journalists talking about ideas to make Australia better. This idea was from David Marr. He is regarded as one of Australia's most influential commentators, and is the recipient of four Walkley awards for journalism
5 February 2020 by lynnwood

Governance

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A Serious Shortage: Optimism of the Will
In a call to action for social democracts, Mick Hume wrote, "We need to reassert an optimism of the will if our pessimism of
4 February 2020 by Victor Perton

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"He was stubborn, optimistic, generous and kind"
"He was stubborn, optimistic, generous and kind." Yvonne Moore on her husband former New Zealand prime minister Mike Moore.How would you prepare a eulogy for an optimist?Read eulogies for optimists on the @Centre4Optimism website https://www.centreforoptimism.com/Optimists-Eulogies
3 February 2020 by Victor Perton

Governance

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3 February 2020 by Glenn Barnes

Governance

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Optimism about PNG and Corruption? It's true!
PNG is the Pacific's worst performing country in Transparency's Corruption Perceptions Index ranked at 137 out of 180 countri
2 February 2020 by Victor Perton