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Democracy in decline: Australia’s slide into ‘competitive authoritarianism’

May 12, 2022 - 15:30 -- Admin

Australia is at a critical point. A government that would cling to power to impose unpopular policy threatens the very nature of our democracy. It is common to refer to countries that were “consolidated democracies” as corroding to “illiberal democracies”. Hungary is the most notable example. If, however, the term “competitive authoritarianism” is employed to…

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