SENATE REFORM: Is it time to reform the senate voting system? Forum

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  • Location: RACV Noosa Resort, Noosa Heads 4567 Queensland

Paul Keating once famously called it “an unrepresentative swill” and if the past twelve months are a guide, who would argue?

The controversial 2013 Senate results that saw Senators elected on a primary vote of less than half a percent have prompted calls for sweeping changes to the electoral laws.

The dysfunction that we witness on a daily basis only adds to the call for change.
Are changes really needed or is this just democracy in action?

Why shouldn’t minor parties have more access to Federal parliament?

To help you decide, we’ve assembled a panel of experts eminently qualified to answer this and other related questions about our often misunderstood Senate voting system.

Speakers: The Hon Mal Brough MP, Prof Kenneth Wiltshire, Glen Druery and Antony Green.

A ‘must see’ forum discussion guaranteed to stimulate and leave us all better informed.
Paul Barclay will moderate this session recorded for RN’s Big Ideas.

SENATE REFORM: Is it time to reform the senate voting system? Forum
Presented by Noosa Long Weekend Festival in association with University of the Sunshine Coast
Saturday 18 July 2015
11.00am – Senate Reform Forum – RACV Noosa Resort
12.30pm – Forum Lunch – RACV Noosa Resort - Numbers strictly limited to 50 people - (Join delegates and moderator for lunch)

$37.50 – Forum only – Full Adult (General Seating) (includes booking fee)
$32.50 – Forum Only – Concessions (General Seating) (includes booking fee)
$87.50 – Forum and Lunch (limited to 50 people) (includes booking fee)

Forum Lunch: Special 2 course Luncheon, with glass of wine. Forum Lunch Tickets are for shared tables.

Duration: 90 minutes with Q & A, without intermission

Visit: "Noosa Long Weekend Festival" website
for tickets and extra information

Noosa Long Weekend Festival
14-26 July 2015
13 days and nights of arts, literature, forums, food and fun!


Noosa Long Weekend Festival :
PO Box 2200, Noosa Heads
07 5474 9941
07 5474 9940
Noosa Long Weekend Festival

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RACV Noosa Resort, Noosa Heads

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