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For some time, a majority of Australians have been saying they want change – on climate and energy, on housing and inequality, on corporate donations and their corrupting effect on democracy, to name just a few.
Recent attention has focused on the angry, reactionary minority. But is there a progressive centre? How does it see Australia’s future? And what is to be learned from the failures of previous governments? Was marriage reform just the beginning, or will the shock-jocks and their paymasters hold their ground?
In this vivid, grounded essay, Rebecca Huntley looks at the state of the nation and asks: what does social-democratic Australia want, and why?
About the Author
Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost social researchers. From 2006 until 2015, she was the director of the Mind & Mood Report, Australia’s longest-running social trends report. She is now head of Vox Populi research. Her most recent book is Still Lucky.
ISBN: 9781760641399 ISBN-10: 1760641391 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 128 Published: 18th March 2019 Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 16.7
Weight (kg): 0.17