Mark Evans (Author) Mark Evans is professor of governance at the University of Canberra and Director of the Democracy 2025- Bridging the Trust Divide initiative at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. Mark was formerly Director of the Institute for Governance at the University of Canberra and the Worldwide Universities Public Policy Network and Head of Politics at the University of York in the UK. His most recent books include Evidence-based Policymaking in the Social Sciences and Ten Ways to Save Democracy (both with Gerry Stoker). He has been the senior editor of the international journal Policy Studies since 2004. Michelle Grattan (Author) Michelle Grattan is one of Australia's most respected political journalists. She has been a member of the Canberra parliamentary press gallery for more than 40 years, during which time she has covered all the most significant stories in Australian politics. As a former editor of The Canberra Times, Michelle Grattan was also the first female editor of an Australian daily newspaper. She has been with the Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and political editor of The Age since 2004. Michelle currently has a dual role with an academic position at the University of Canberra and as associate editor (politics) and chief political correspondent at The Conversation.