Tag: australia

48 Why should public servants be apolitical? 2019-08-07T13:55:56.327

31 Why do Australians want to remain under British monarchy? 2013-04-11T16:58:10.827

23 Equivalent to government shutdown in parliamentary systems 2013-10-26T23:24:22.907

23 Why did China target Australia for economic sanctions? 2020-08-19T11:41:44.977

16 Is retrospective legislation legal in Australia? 2013-05-09T02:13:09.287

15 Has there ever been a situation in a modern Westminster parliament where there have been more independents than members of the second largest party? 2016-08-27T12:28:29.923

12 Why is the speaker of the House of Representatives an MP? 2014-03-28T05:53:31.130

12 How much have carbon-based industries invested in anti-climate-change lobbying in Australia? 2016-12-18T07:20:43.510

11 Why would low-skilled British workers go to Sydney and Melbourne (in large numbers)? 2020-01-18T10:54:47.573

10 Why does the Australian Labor Party spell use the American spelling instead of the Australian spelling? 2016-03-02T02:51:06.610

10 Australian Head of State 2016-06-27T06:09:36.110

10 How does the Australian Electoral Commission avoid partisan bias? 2018-03-14T01:49:34.110

9 How did Australia wind up with a two-party system? 2013-09-22T13:46:54.393

9 Could the Australian Government be denied funding in the same way that happened in the USA? 2013-10-23T05:29:39.643

9 What measures exist to impose budget-like changes without passing through the Australian senate? 2014-07-16T14:36:46.313

9 Can foreign countries disqualify Australian candidates at will? 2017-10-15T00:26:21.833

9 How can an Australian Senator be removed from office? 2019-03-17T12:11:16.807

8 How is constitutional monarchy perceived in Commonwealth realms other than United Kingdom? 2012-12-06T18:05:14.757

8 Would Australia leaving ANZUS affect its Five Eyes benefits? 2017-07-06T03:06:58.580

8 Why did Australian Labor MP Khalil Eideh get denied entry to the USA? 2017-07-28T01:42:10.527

8 In Australia, do Rupert Murdoch's publications deny anthropogenic climate change? 2019-07-17T22:21:51.377

8 How is the US-China trade war viewed in Australia? 2019-09-18T08:52:54.790

7 How is Australia being represented at the G20 summit? 2013-09-06T03:38:29.133

7 What have been the largest hostile cross-benches in Australian senate / house of review history? 2013-09-09T04:13:01.310

7 If no one can form government, which seats are voted on? 2016-06-11T10:37:06.247

7 Nuclear energy in Australia 2016-08-23T04:07:13.217

7 How did so many Australian politicans recently win Parliamentary seats while unaware of or denying their second nationality? 2017-08-18T04:53:06.740

7 Do aboriginal Australians value the acknowledgement of country speeches 2018-03-24T12:06:16.920

7 What international relations is Australia missing out on by being a constitutional monarchy? 2018-08-08T10:27:23.527

7 What caused the gap between the opinion polls and the election result in the Australian Federal 2019 election? 2019-05-18T21:58:38.807

6 Are Australian Federal Senators Bob Carr and Kim Carr related, or do they just have the same surname by coincidence? 2013-07-02T12:59:13.623

6 What caused the sarcastically used title "Minister for Women" to be used against Abbott? 2014-12-21T05:36:08.447

6 Is Tasmanian Style, and Optional Preferential Voting the same thing? 2015-04-13T03:53:46.737

6 Is anti-Islam sentiment predominantly associated with more traditional nationalities in Australia? 2016-01-14T10:28:41.637

6 How do Australian Upper House / Senate elections work? 2016-06-27T04:04:35.683

6 What does 'robust political insult' mean? 2016-09-20T01:02:02.597

6 Why is there a gun amnesty in Australia? (2017) 2017-06-22T22:59:54.487

6 How much of an influence did Port Arthur have on New Zealand? 2019-03-16T21:09:25.470

6 What were the reasons for creating special districts for a nations capital? And how many are there? 2020-06-29T14:01:23.463

6 How are residents of the Australian Capital Territory represented compared to other states and territories? 2020-06-30T09:40:35.150

5 Websites for understanding preference flows in the Australian senate 2013-09-08T00:55:02.507

5 What does it mean when a party has a mandate? 2013-09-24T10:57:39.850

5 Can Australia join the Council of Europe? 2014-05-11T03:57:46.433

5 How did health care work before Australia had medicare? 2016-04-05T10:04:51.023

5 What does the Australian constitution specify about the mechanism of voting 2016-06-25T02:14:37.250

5 Why UK, Canada, Australia and NZ would not want to build a free movement union like EU? 2016-10-27T13:54:52.963

5 Statistics on Australian non-voters who are actually sanctioned (fined or otherwise punished) 2017-05-11T02:56:17.980

5 What are the (bidirectional) flows of skilled workers between Australia and the UK, presently? 2020-01-18T20:21:27.950

5 How much time does it take for Australia to count votes in general elections? 2020-12-18T05:16:13.300

4 What do the US and Australian governments gain from a marine presence in Darwin? 2012-12-06T10:41:29.290

4 In Australian Senate elections, why isn't the quota recalculated based on exhausted votes after each count? 2013-08-20T03:52:44.133

4 Was Australian Labor loss due to internal party conflict? 2013-09-10T20:13:00.593

4 How does one get pre selected to be a member of the Australian Senate 2013-09-26T11:34:19.940

4 When will the Australian Senate vote on the 2014 budget? 2014-05-17T14:29:58.213

4 What is the historical composition by party of Australian parliament (HOR & Senate)? 2014-09-09T09:12:32.570

4 Does a newly elected Member of Parliment in an Australian State need to resign from their prior commitments? 2015-01-16T06:48:57.247

4 Could a politician be conscripted during the Vietnam war (Australia)? 2015-06-13T04:48:42.083

4 Why does Victoria prohibit sex work ads from mentioning ethnicity? 2016-02-04T11:51:04.987

4 What is a double dissolution election (Australia) 2016-04-04T05:50:13.003

4 Will the changes to the NSW ICAC reduce its effectiveness? 2016-11-27T10:49:17.940

4 How did the introduction of the GST affect state budgets in Australia 2017-01-31T07:51:29.880

4 Why did John Bercow nominate an Australian senate official to be the Clerk of the House? 2018-10-31T13:47:38.663

4 Term for the trend where a political party does worse in State elections when holding power Federally 2018-11-05T06:16:33.407

4 Are there some statistics on the political affiliation of NESBs? 2019-10-09T08:00:32.973

4 What is China's objection to Australia's planned offer to HK residents? 2020-07-05T08:50:51.060

3 What are the views of different political parties on asylum seekers in Australia? 2013-09-06T23:23:08.517

3 Is there such a thing as a single dissolution? 2014-03-22T02:41:08.707

3 In Australia, what does the term "Big polluters" mean? 2014-06-27T04:26:25.360

3 Why has Malcolm Turnbull called a double dissolution election (May 2016)? 2016-05-08T04:05:12.087

3 In what way are the Liberal party of Australia trying to privatise medicare 2016-06-20T23:38:49.680

3 Where can I find who I'll be choosing from in my electorate (Australia)? 2016-06-25T00:32:43.183

3 In the context of Brexit, what's referred to by calling for an Australian-style points system? 2016-06-29T10:13:40.573

3 What is required to form government in a Hung Parliament? 2016-07-03T23:51:06.403

3 What are the changes being made to the NSW ICAC (Independent commission against corruption) 2016-11-25T12:18:34.073

3 What happens to ballot papers after an election in Australia? 2016-12-09T02:35:00.680

3 Why did Australia grant refugee visas to Syrians despite their extremely harsh immigration policies? 2017-08-15T14:59:10.227

3 Is it common practice for foreign warships to dock in Australian ports without being announced to the public? 2019-06-03T23:37:29.650

3 What are Australian parliament's rules on the use of props? 2020-01-11T23:42:19.870

3 Who can call a Royal Commission in Australia? 2020-11-11T11:31:14.290

3 How normal is it to have a ministry for a specific disability? 2020-11-21T10:46:16.507

2 Why does the new Australian Senate first sit so late? 2014-07-21T05:28:49.410

2 Online data on Australian politician votes 2014-10-05T04:18:52.630

2 Why was Malcolm Turnbull (Prime Minister of Australia) named in the Panama Papers? 2016-05-16T22:43:59.437

2 What percentage of Australians earn the average wage or higher? 2016-07-14T22:57:53.733

2 Why aren't there any right wing versions of GetUp in Australia? 2016-12-07T20:32:25.623

2 What is motivating the Australian government to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital? 2018-12-15T02:07:32.187

2 How many extra votes does a party receive by being number 1 on the senate ticket in Australia 2019-05-14T23:01:17.733

2 Why does it take so long to count the last 30% of votes in an Australian federal election? 2019-05-23T05:33:56.353

2 Why did Wang 'William' Liqiang identify himself? 2019-11-25T02:04:28.153

2 Why did Secretary Michael Pervan not appoint a CHO in 2018? 2020-03-31T17:01:42.603

1 What causes the 2 Party System (Australia) 2015-06-01T04:13:12.847

1 What changes are the Australian Labour Party proposing to negative gearing in 2016? 2016-04-01T12:08:02.800

1 What did Peter Dutton (Federal Member for Dickson) say in a radio inteview that was said to be offensive towards refugees? 2016-06-12T23:05:15.123

1 Are change to Superannuation retrospective? 2016-06-21T12:37:16.680

1 How did the liberal party win when labor party has more votes? 2016-07-25T03:21:10.313

1 Why was excluding Australian Aboriginal populations from the Race Power considered racist? 2018-10-01T01:53:04.523

1 Why do Australian states have different rules for senate voting to the federal government? 2019-05-09T07:53:32.297

1 What is the smallest margin an Australian Federal or State seat has ever been won by? 2019-05-10T03:54:33.453

1 What drawbacks are there in preferential voting? 2019-05-13T06:37:35.450