Democracy isn't just sitting back and waiting until it's time to vote. Every citizen of Australia can get as deeply involved in the democratic process as they like. From starting a petition to lobbying your local member of parliament and even running for parliament yourself, we've got a lot of tips and advice about getting your hands all nice and dirty with democracy.
In this section:
Find support for your cause
Advice on contacting decision-makers and politicians, organising events, managing volunteers and running meetings.
Find your focus
Whether you're someone with energy to burn or a little unsure of where to start, you can find tips, stories and advice to suit your style of political action.