Ward, Ian (2006). Cartel parties and election campaigning in Australia. In Ian Marsh (Ed.), Political Parties in Transition? (pp. 70-93) Australia: The Federation Press.
Ward, I. M. and Walsh, M. (2000). Leaders' debates and presidential politics in Australia. In Stephen Coleman (Ed.), Televised election debates : international perspectives (pp. 43-65) Basingstoke, UK: Macmillan.
Ward, Ian (2015) Tea Party imitators? The campaign against the carbon tax, the media and a new uncivil politics. Australian Journal of Political Science, 50 2: 225-240. doi:10.1080/10361146.2015.1005571
Denemark, David, Ward, Ian and Bean, Clive (2012) Gender and leader effects in the 2010 Australian election. Australian Journal of Political Science, 47 4: 563-578. doi:10.1080/10361146.2012.731485
Ward, Ian (2012) Wrapping leaders with the Australian flag. Does it matter?. Australian Journal of Communication, 39 2: 73-81.
Ward, Ian (2011) Does the internet encourage small parties? A case study of the minutiae of BC politics, 1996-2009. Australian Journal of Political Science, 46 2: 229-242. doi:10.1080/10361146.2011.567973
Ward, Ian (2008) An experiment in political communication: The British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform. Australian Journal of Political Science, 43 2: 301-315. doi:10.1080/10361140802035796
Ward, Ian and Cahill, James (2007) Old and new media: Blogs in the third age of political communication. Australian Journal of Communication, 34 3: 1-21.
Denemark, D., Ward, I. M. and Bean, C. (2007) Election campaigns and television news coverage: the case of the 2001 Australian election. Australian Journal of Political Science, 42 1: 89-109. doi:10.1080/10361140601158567
Ward, Ian (2006) Lobbying and political communication in Australia: A review article. Australian Journal of Communication, 33 2-3: 163-173.
Ward, I. (2003) 'Localizing the national' - The rediscovery and reshaping of local campaigning in Australia. Party Politics, 9 5: 583-600. doi:10.1177/13540688030095004
Ward, Ian (2002) The Tampa, Wedge Politics, and a Lesson for Political Journalism. Australian Journalism Review, 24 1: 21-39.
Ward, I. M. (2002) Talkback radio, political communication, and Australian politics. Australian Journal of Communication, 29 1: 21-38.
Ward, I. M. (2001) Trudeaumania and it's time: The early use of TV for political communication. Australian-Canadian Studies, 19 1: 1-21.
Peisley, M. and Ward, I. (2001) Parties, governments and pollsters: A new form of patronage?. Australian Journal of Political Science, 36 3: 553-565. doi:10.1080/10361140120100712
Ward, Ian (1999) The Early Use of Radio for Political Communication in Australia and Canada: John Henry Austral, Mr Sage and the Man from Mars. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 45 3: 311-329. doi:10.1111/1467-8497.00067
Ward, Ian (1998) Political Chronicles: Commonwealth of Australia, July to December, 1997. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 44 2: 233-319. doi:10.1111/1467-8497.00014
Ward, Ian (1995) Where Were The Voters? Some Reflections On The News Coverage Of The 1995 NSW State Elections. Australian Journalism Review, 17 1: 125-134.
Ward, Ian (1995) Bringing the Voters Back In: A Canadian Model for Australia?. Australian Studies in Journalism, 4 29-49.
Ward, I. M. (2009). Lobbying as a public affair. PR and politics in Australia. In: Terry Flew, Communication, Creativity and Global Citizenship: Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference 2009. Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference 2009 (ANZCA09), Brisbane, Australia, (1039-1056). 8-10 July 2009.
Ward, Ian M. and Cahill, J. (2007). Old and mew media: Blogs in the third age of communication. In: Annual Conference fo the Australasian Political Studies Association. , Monash University, Melbourne, (). 24-26 September 2007.
Ward, Ian (2006). The British Columbia Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform. An experiment in political communication.. In: Australasian Political Studies Association Annual Conference: Conference papers. Australasian Political Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Newcastle, Australia, (1-19). 25-27 September 2006. doi:10.1080/10361140802035796
Denemark, D., Bean, C. and Ward, I. M. (2005). T.V. Election Campaign News Coverage in the 2001 Australian Election. In: Geoff Craig and Marian Simms, Australian Political Studies Association Conference 2005. Australian Political Studies Association Conference 2005, Otago, New Zealand, (1-23). 28-30 September 2005.
Ward, I. M. (1999). Trudeaumania and it's time: Early use of television for political communication in Canada and Australia. In: John Brookfield, Proceedings of the 1999 Conference of the Australasian Political Studies Association. 1999 Conference of the Australasian Political Studies Association, University of Sydney, (883-892). 26-29 September 1999.