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Australia Decides: 5 trends shaping 2020

Australia elects a new federal government on May 19. Despite a mature election process, the quality of policy debate has fallen dramatically in the last decade. A combative parliament and news cycle driven by social media is no place for rational policy formulation. Has the art of debate and compromise been lost?

Revolving party leaders and frequent ministerial changes are the tip of an…