Skip to content


Digital Democracy Forum - Distributed politics and governance; blockchain and beyond (Melbourne, Saturday May 5 2018)

RMIT University Melbourne Saturday 5th May from 9am – 6.30pm Not Affiliated with Designing Open Democracy

Free Tickets At EventBrite. Click Here To Register

Designing Open Democracy would like to inform anyone in Melbourne about a democracy related event called "Digital Democracy Forum - Distributed politics and governance" to be hosted in RMIT University (Melbourne) on 5th May from 9am - 6.30pm.

While this event is not affiliated to us, it may still be of interest to those interested in electronic voting. This inaugural conference between MiVote and RMIT University showcases the latest talent in Australian entrepreneurship and innovation in collaborative decision-making and digital democracy.

Further details from the RMIT and MiVote team in:

Cheers, Designing Open Democracy Team

The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in a Post-Truth Era - Professor Gillian Triggs (Hosted By University Of Melbourne Law School)

Professor Gillian Triggs presented a public lecture on Friday 23 March 2018 on the topic, "The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in a Post-Truth Era".

Audio Recordings:


A Charter will also allow Australia to meet its international obligations and resume its leadership position globally and regionally as a good international citizen. Above all,
Australia could return to the rule of law and to the principles of legality upon which
our democracy is based.

Open Government Partnership Australia (Canberra, Thursday February 22 2018)

Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18 comprises 15 ambitious commitments that promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. This website contains information on our Plan and progress towards its implementation.

Details in

This may be of interest to the Accountability Round Table group as they are interested in combating corruption.