Will a four-year term save Australian politics?

Image: 'Australia Parliament House' by Yu Tung Brian Chan on Flickr.

A fixed four year term might be just what the Australian people need to reconnect with their leaders.

The current three year term is facing  much criticism as elections occur on average every 2.5  years. This, coupled with leadership instability, has caused a loss of confidence in the political agenda.

Liberal back bencher David Coleman, along with the Australian Labor Party’s Shadow Minister Anthony Albanese both agree that a fixed-four year plan will boost Australian businesses as it enables long term planning of investment decisions.



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