Blue Sky Democracy, Part 2: Understanding the red lines and black lines

The Constitution

The Australian Constitution has a few hard rules in it — mostly sections 7 and 24 — that stop real wide-ranging electoral reform.

The politicians

That brings me to the biggest roadblock to expanding democratic rights: politicians.

The punters

There’s not a huge amount of data on what Australian voters actually want out of a political system — at least very little embedded in how politics works.

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