Over the last ten to fifteen years, political commentators and concerned citizens have lamented the ever declining quality of Australian political discourse. This is a disease which seems to have infected every level of Australian politics. What was once an engaged ideological debate about policy, argued along party lines, has descended into a type of personality politics, where the ultimate goal is power, not service to the nation. Rather than informed policy debates, Australian politics has become largely about popularity polls and leadership speculation. In recent times, this phenomenon has been clearly on display.
|Title of host publication||Postcolonial voices from downunder|
|Subtitle of host publication||Indigenous matters, confronting readings|
|Place of Publication||Eugene, USA|
|Number of pages||9|
|ISBN (Print)||9781532605864, 9781532605888|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2017|