The announcement of a reform plan for Western Australia's upper house is a major step forward for democracy, although dispensing with preferential voting should also have been considered.
Victoria's Liberal Party dumps its leader and reaches back into its past – a place of dark memories.
Australia's electoral system is set for a much more modest overhaul than was originally proposed. Things may, however, become more difficult for minor parties.
While Australians have been filling out their census forms, the United States is releasing results from last year's census – with important political implications.
Self-described lovers of freedom seem to have a weak spot for authoritarians. Compare and contrast Queensland and Hungary.
Not all incumbents have benefited from Covid-19: Brazil shows that a sufficiently bad performance will eventually turn the tide of public opinion.
A constitutional crisis in Samoa has so far failed to attract much support for democracy from the Australian government.
Tasmania's election result is confirmed, and the Liberal government immediately loses one of its MPs.
The purging of Liz Cheney is another signal of the United States entering very dark territory. The lesson for Australia needs to be heeded.
Another success for the incumbents, as Tasmania's Liberal government wins a somewhat underwhelming victory.