VIDEO: What does COVID-19 mean for Australian parliamentary accountability?
COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented actions from the government with limited parliamentary scrutiny. Professor Adrienne Stone takes a closer look at what this means for democracy in Australia.
Australia’s Parliament isn't likely to sit again until August, leaving government to be provided by the prime minister and cabinet through the exercise of extensive, executive power. So what does this mean for democracy in Australia, and how will it function in a crisis like COVID-19? Professor Adrienne Stone discusses what it means when parliament is no longer operating as normal.