Paying the piper: Politicians and Workchoices

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Jones, Kate. (2006). Paying the piper: Politicians and Workchoices. Just Policy: a journal of Australian social policy. 42, pp. 41 - 45.
AuthorsJones, Kate
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[Extract] Australians, like citizens of other western democracies, have a troubled relationship with their elected representatives. The Morgan public opinion polls have consistently indicated since 1979 that less than 20% of those surveyed rate politicians as having high or very high standards of ethics and honesty; in 2005 the figure for federal politicians was 15%, placing them 21st on a list of 28 occupations, headed by nurses and ended by car salesmen (Roy Morgan Research 2005). In the Australian Survey of Social Attitudes 2003, 45% of those surveyed reported themselves as having not very much confidence in the federal parliament (Bean 2005, p. 131).

Year2006
JournalJust Policy: a journal of Australian social policy
Journal citation42, pp. 41 - 45
PublisherVictorian Council of Social Services
ISSN1323-2266
Page range41 - 45
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