Brian Costar

Brian Costar

Professor Brian Costar is the inaugural holder of the chair of Victorian State Parliamentary Democracy at Swinburne University of Technology.

He has a long list of publications on Australian and Victorian politics, which includes co-editing Trials in Power: Cain, Kirner and Victoria, 1982-92 (1992) and The Kennett Revolution: Victorian Politics in the 1990s (1999). His most recent book, co-authored with Professor Colin A Hughes, is Limiting Democracy: The Erosion of Electoral Rights in Australia (2006).