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June 17th, 2016
Episode 884 of 976 episodes
'We have a 21st-century society... using a 19th-century system of democracy.' Joe Toscano In the third episode ofHousekeeping– the Wheeler Centre's five-part mini-series of short podcast features on Australian democracy–Jarni Blakkarlyinvestigates why some Australian citizens abstain from voting ... and finds some dramatically different reasons. (Don't forget to listen to parts one and two!) Illustration: Jon Tjhia Producer: Jarni BlakkarlySupervising producer, mix and sound design: Jon Tjhia Prefer eyes to ears? Read the series 6 Jun 2016 Note Housekeeping #1, Sizzle: ‘This is what being Australian is allabout’ / Australian politics Guest post by Jarni Blakkarly 10 Jun 2016 Note Housekeeping #2, ID: Who votes more thanonce? / Australian politics Guest post by Jarni Blakkarly 17 Jun 2016 Note Housekeeping #3, No-Shows: Why do people abstain from voting inAustralia? / Australian politics Guest post by Jarni Blakkarly 27 Jun 2016 Note Housekeeping #4, Scrutiny: How do you know that your vote reallycounts? / Privacy Guest post by Jarni Blakkarly 30 Jun 2016 Note Housekeeping #5, Locked Out: Do prisoners have the right tovote? / Social justice Guest post by Jarni Blakkarly Discuss the series More to say? Talk it out with the Wheeler Centre community. All messages as part of this discussion and any opinions, advice, statements, or other information contained in any messages or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not the Wheeler Centre.