Citizens at the Centre

Citizens at the Centre: A Journey with my Tamarack Institute Colleagues

June 12, 2019 |

It was hectic. Five workshops, in five cities, over eight days – Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. A weekend glamping in the Rockies in between, followed by two nights at Tofino before returning to Melbourne Australia. Find out what it was all about!

The verdict is in: citizens’ juries just keep on giving…

February 5, 2017 |

A blog by written by Jacinta Cubis from Qbis, with Max Hardy Carol* weighed up the pros and cons carefully before signing up for the citizens’ jury in her regional town. The appeal was dubious. Five Saturdays with 30 people she didn’t know. Giving up her gardening to learn about, discuss and debate unfamiliar issues.…