• The best of times, the worst of times

    Frank Bongiorno     |      June 9, 2021

    Public trust in government increased during the COVID crisis, but the jury is out on whether Coalition support will fall due to bungles in the vaccine rollout.

  • COVID has increased trust in government and science

    Open Forum     |      January 11, 2021

    New Curtin University research has found a dramatic increase in people’s trust in government in Australia and New Zealand as a result of the COVID pandemic.

  • Rebuilding trust in the future of multilateralism

    David Lipton     |      May 11, 2018

    There has been a serious erosion of public trust in political parties and national governments as well as international trade and investment partners. Economies will achieve better results if people’s confidence in policies, institutions and systems can be restored to better health.