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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
Cometh the crisis, maketh the man
After losing public goodwill during the bushfires, Scott Morrison has been able to “reset” his prime ministership in the COVID-19 crisis.
Time to walk the tightrope
Now the election dust has settled, both the Coalition and Labor need to carefully consider their next moves.
How young Australians will decide who gets their vote
Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.
Tightening gun laws after tragedy
The Christchurch mosque shootings open the path for New Zealand to bring about stricter gun control reforms, much as Australia did following the 1996 Port Arthur tragedy.
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.