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Australia's democracy isn't perfect, but many of you just changed the country

Ebony Bennett
By Ebony Bennett
May 27 2022 - 7:30pm
This might not look like the transfer of power from one party to another, but that's how it happens in Australia. Picture: AAP

The democracy sausage has become the symbol of Australians' trust and enthusiasm for our free and fair elections, but we have much more to celebrate than sausage sizzles (which, I will point out, are needed to help P&Cs fundraise for our underfunded public school system).

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.