Faith Gordon

Faith Gordon

Faith Gordon is Associate Professor of Law and Deputy Associate Dean of Research at the Australian National University. 

'The case for lowering the voting age' by Faith Gordon

May 2022, no. 442 23 April 2022
'The case for lowering the voting age' by Faith Gordon
In Australia today, many young people are actively engaged in politics. While adults often describe young people as disengaged, apathetic, or uninformed about politics, these perceptions and labels do not align with the reality. As Judith Bessant has pointed out, ‘[T]here is a long and rich history of political action by children and young people’ (Making-Up People: Youth, truth and politics, ... (read more)