Lunch with an electoral lawyer: making every vote count

“What happened this election is a reminder of the different levels at which change can be achieved”: Kiera Peacock on her busy year.

The Guardian of the Constitution: Safeguarding Representative and Responsible Government

The election has been called for 21 May. But suppose it wasn’t. We consider a hypothetical situation where a Prime Minister sought to unconstitutionally govern…

A day in the life of… John Schmidt

In August last year, John  Schmidt, the first lawyer in a family that has farmed in northern NSW since the 1860s, was appointed NSW Electoral…