Government effectiveness is fundamental to the health of a democracy both in terms of providing material security for all its citizens and maintaining popular trust and faith in political institutions.
Increasing citizen trust
How can we increase citizen trust and engagement in politics and our democratic system?
Greater pride in public service
How can we create greater pride in public service and volunteering?
Providing feedback on government policies
How can we make it easier for people to understand and provide feedback on government policies and programs?
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Where our topics and challenges come from
The Australian Futures Project (the organisation behind My Big Idea) conducted a National Values Assessment to find out the ten topics Australians care most about and then identified three specific challenges under each topic. These 30 challenges represent the true concerns of Australians, and your ideas are needed to resolve them.
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