John Warhurst | With teal and Green numbers, the days of a two-party system in Australia Parliament are gone

John Warhurst
October 6 2022 - 5:30am

I have long been a strong advocate of greater bipartisanship in Australia's two-party system. By bipartisanship I mean "agreement or cooperation between two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies". The latter is a benign description of the my-party-right-or-wrong approach that usually characterises Australia's adversarial relationship between the two major sides of politics.

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John Warhurst

John Warhurst

Canberra Times columnist

John Warhurst is an emeritus professor of political science at the Australian National University and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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