Professor Graeme Orr recently published a book chapter 'Putting the Cartel Before the House? Public Funding of Parties in Queensland' in Professor Marian Sawer and Dr Anika Gauja (ed), Party Rules? Dilemmas of Political Party Regulation in Australia (ANU Press, Australia 2016) 123-145. Professor Orr's chapter presents a Queensland case study to examine why public funding is adopted, and the strength of the cartel thesis in explaining the political and legislative dynamics of its evolution.
View the chapter online: Putting the Cartel Before the House