Elections and governance
Politics and the media
Zareh is a political scientist and leading commentator on Australian Politics, appearing regularly on national and international television and radio. His teaching and research interests include elections, institutions of governance, political leadership and comparative politics. He has published widely in academic journals and is co-author of “Australian Politics for Dummies.”
Zareh’s latest book, The Making of a Party System: Minor Parties in the Australian Senate explores the rise of minor parties in the Australian Senate.
Zareh Ghazarian's Articles
The model of a failed strategy
The Coalition's seeds of destruction in the state election were sown long before its ill-fated campaign.
Can the budget revive the Coalition?
This time the pressure is particularly intense, given that the Turnbull government has trailed Labor in the past 31 Newspolls.
Survival of the flimsiest
Despite the Coalition coming off second-best for the 30th consecutive Newspoll, PM Malcolm Turnbull is unlikely to face a leadership challenge.
Episode 5: The Rise of Populism
Where does free speech end and hate speech start? Watch the full documentary.
The battle for Batman
Is the climate right for the Greens to finally win the seat they came so close to winning in recent elections?
'Yes' vote leaves Malcolm in the middle
The same-sex marriage survey result leaves the PM facing a potential split in the ranks.
Falling short on civic education
Report warns that schools are failing to prepare students to participate in our democracy.
Dastyari done and dusted
Senator's resignation gives Labor some clear air – but another problem looms in 2018.