Chris Wallace

Chris Wallace

Dr Chris Wallace is Associate Professor at the 50/50 By 2030 Foundation, Faculty of Business Government and Law, University of Canberra. Her book analysing and drawing lessons from the 2019 federal election, How To Win An Election, is published by NewSouth Books this September.

Chris Wallace reviews 'Keeping Them Honest: The case for a genuine national integrity commission and other vital democratic reforms' by Stephen Charles and Catherine Williams

May 2022, no. 442 23 April 2022
Chris Wallace reviews 'Keeping Them Honest: The case for a genuine national integrity commission and other vital democratic reforms' by Stephen Charles and Catherine Williams
One of the most important pieces of public interest journalism in recent times, and one with direct relevance to Australia, was written from a prison camp east of Moscow in 2021 by Russia’s de facto opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, incarcerated by the Putin government after its failed assassination attempt on him (Guardian, 20 August 2021). During his imprisonment, Navalny had identified a pat ... (read more)

Chris Wallace reviews 'British India, White Australia: Overseas Indians, intercolonial relations and the Empire' by Kama Maclean

August 2020, no. 423 24 July 2020
Chris Wallace reviews 'British India, White Australia: Overseas Indians, intercolonial relations and the Empire' by Kama Maclean
Australian Sikhs delivering free meals to fellow citizens in need has been a heart-warming news story against a backdrop of doom and gloom this year as bushfires then the coronavirus laid waste to life as we know it. Public housing tenants in lockdown, international students stranded without support, and bush-dwellers who lost everything in the fires are among those who benefited from their kindne ... (read more)