Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance


The Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance aims to transform democracies to become more inclusive and sensitive to good reasons. It is globally recognized for its research excellence, interdisciplinary collaboration, and culture of mutual support.

Collaborate with us

Deliberative democracy is a global project. Here’s a snapshot of our connections in Australia and around the world.

Study with us

Learn about our Centre’s PhD programme, internship opportunities, masterclasses, and undergraduate teaching.

Visit us

Visiting scholars are a key feature in the Centre’s intellectual life.

Deliberate with us

Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 11:00am until 12:00pm.

Our people

Learn more about our staff members, PhD students, faculty affiliates, adjunct professors and our global network of visitors and associates.

A painting of a man eating noodles – a Creative Competition 2020 winning piece

Our research

We are proud to be an interdisciplinary research centre working on various collaborative projects that advance the theory, practice, and methodology of deliberative democracy. Learn about our latest publications here.

Contact us

Ann Harding Conference Centre
Building 24, University of Canberra ACT 2601.