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Australian Democracy in 2013

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Rounding off a tumultuous term in federal government – and approaching the 2013 Federal Election – the Wheeler Centre hosted a robust look at Australian democracy in action. Six prominent Australians were invited to share a snapshot of what Australian democracy means to them in 2013. Hosted by Peter Mares.

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· Margaret Simons, director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism
· Asylum Seeker Resource Centre founder Kon Karapanagiotidis
· Jane Smith of the new Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E)
· Former speechwriter and Age journalist James Button
· Freelance historian and cultural commentator Humphrey McQueen
· Bestselling author and journalist Anne Summers
· Questions from the floor

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