The project produced a large number of publications placed in international and Australian political science, public administration and public policy journals. Below you can find these listed, and where possible, access to a copy.

We have almost finished publishing out of this project, but we will update future publications as they appear. If you need access to material not listed here, feel free to contact us directly.


Fraussen, B., Halpin, D. and Nownes, A. (2020) ‘Why do interest groups prioritise some policy issues over others? Explaining variation in the drivers of policy agendas’, Journal of Public Policy, Online First. Available HERE


Groemping, M. and Halpin D. R. (2019) ‘Does group engagement with members constitute a ‘beneficial inefficiency’? Governance, 32(3),511-529. Available HERE


Fraussen, B., Graham, T., and Halpin, D. (2018) ‘Assessing the prominence of interest groups in parliament: A supervised machine learning approach’, Journal of Legislative Studies. 24(4) 450-74. Available HERE


Halpin, D., Fraussen, B., and Nownes, A. (2018) ‘The Balancing Act of Establishing a Policy Agenda: Conceptualizing and Measuring Drivers of Issue Prioritization within Interest Groups’, Governance, 31(2) 215-237. Available HERE.


Fraussen, B. and Halpin, D.R. (2018). ‘How do interest groups legitimate their policy advocacy? Reconsidering linkage and internal democracy in times of digital disruption’. Public Administration. 96(1) 23-35. Available HERE.


Halpin, D. and Fraussen, B. (2019) ‘Laying the Groundwork: Linking Internal Agenda-Setting Processes Of Interest Groups to Their Role in Policy Making’, Administration and Society, 51(8) 1337-1359. Available HERE.


Fraussen, B., and Halpin, D. (2018) ‘Political Parties and Interest Organizations at the Crossroads: Perspectives on the Transformation of Political Organizations’, Political Studies Review. 16(1), 25-37. Available HERE.


Halpin, D. and B. Fraussen (2017) ‘Conceptualising the policy engagement of interest groups: Involvement, access and prominence’, European Journal of Political Research, 56(3) 723-32. Available HERE.


Fraussen, B., and Halpin, D. (2017). Think tanks and strategic policymaking: the contribution of think tanks to policy advisory systems. Policy Sciences, 50(1), 105-25. Available HEREWinner of the 2017 Lasswell Prize for Best Article.


Fraussen, B., and Halpin, D. (2016). Assessing the Composition and Diversity of the Australian Interest Group System. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 75(4), 476-91. Available HERE.


Halpin, D. and Warhurst, J. (2016) ‘Commercial lobbying in Australia: Exploring the Australian Lobby Register’, Australian Journal of Public Administration, 75(1) 100-11. Available HEREWinner of the 2017 Sam Richardson Award for Best Article.