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April 18
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
$80 – $95
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A Melbourne CBD Location

Democratic Resilience

Lunch with Anthea Hancocks

Hosted by:
John Ridley AM

April 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

$80 – $95

According to the Australian Parliamentary Education Office, a democratic country has a system of government in which the people have the power to participate in decision-making. Such a country also has four key components:

  • Active and engaged citizens

  • An inclusive and equitable society

  • Free and franchised elections

  • The rule of law for both citizens and the government.

In a recent project, the Scanlon Foundation Research Institute studied Australia’s capabilities to increase its democratic resilience including the creation of a democracy index.

We have asked Anthea Hancocks, CEO of the Institute, to return and tell us about the report’s findings, their implications and what each of us can do to build a stronger Australia.

This will be a stimulating and engaging conversation for members, potential members and guests on what can be done to improve Australia’s capabilities for democratic resilience.

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