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Zareh Ghazarian is a lecturer in politics and international relations in the School of
Social Sciences at Monash University. He was a Research Fellow at the Australian Prime
Ministers Centre at the Museum of Australian Democracy in 2016 and is the author of
The Making of a Party System: Minor Parties in the Australian Senate (2015).
David Fricker is Director-General of the National Archives of Australia. He was elected
President of the Forum of National Archivists in 2013, appointed President of the
International Council on Archives in 2014 and Vice-President of the UNESCO Memory
of the World International Advisory Committee in 2015
Russell Taylor AM is an Aboriginal Australian with extensive senior executive
experience in the Australian Public Service. He recently completed an eight-year
appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander Studies, during which time he was appointed a Member of the
Order of Australia. Mr Taylor describes himself as a proud Kamilaroi man.
Denis Strangman AM was on the staff of Senator Vince Gair, the Leader of the
Australian Democratic Labor Party (DLP). He experienced firsthand the DLP’s ‘no’
campaign against the ‘nexus’ question, the second and often forgotten proposal put to the
people in the 1967 referendum.
Anthony Bergin is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Security College at the
Australian National University (ANU) and a senior analyst at the Australian Strategic
Policy Institute, where he previously served as the Deputy Director.
Yee-Fui Ng is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University. Her research focuses on
public law and politics, particularly the influences on the contemporary executive.
Dr Ng’s book, Ministerial Advisers in Australia: The Modern Legal Context (2016) was a
finalist for the Holt Prize.
Ian McAllister is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the Australian National
University. Since 1987, he has been Director of the Australian Election Study, a large
national post-election survey of political attitudes and behaviour. His recent books
include The Australian Voter (2012) and Political Parties and Democratic Linkage
Sarah Cameron is the Electoral Integrity Project Manager and Postdoctoral Fellow at
the University of Sydney. She researches elections and political behaviour in
cross-national comparison, and is the co-author of Trends in Australian Political
Opinion: Results from the Australian Election Study, 1987–2010 (2016). She completed
her PhD at ANU, and has held a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University