The Political Organisations and Participation group is a standing research group of the Australian Political Studies Association.

This is a blog about exploring both established and new forms of political participation and organisation. The POP Politics Blog is intended to stimulate the work of the group and foster connections between academic and practice based researchers.  It aims to promote and broaden the debate about political participation and organisations in critical and reflective way.

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marija.taflagaMarija Taflaga is a Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations. Marija’s research focuses on the policy making and political communication strategies of the Liberal Party of Australia during two periods of opposition (1983 – 1996 and 2007 -2013). Her research interests include political parties, Australian politics in comparative perspective and political communication.