Taking the pulse of the NDIS
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers the history of the NDIS and how the rollout is going so far, with former chair of the NDIA Bruce Bonyhady.
Part 1: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.
Is Australia failing to educate?
Dr Michelle Bruniges discusses Australia's declining education performance on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
Does government get the right advice?
On the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Dr Martin Parkinson, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, reflects on his career.
What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?
The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.
The creative disruption of higher ed
University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis looks at the impact of digital technology on education in his new book The Australian Idea of a University.
Why can’t we cure cancer?
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop explores why finding a cancer cure is difficult, and how governments can fund research and treatment.
Solving the productivity puzzle
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris discusses the Shifting the Dial report.
Why do we measure everything and value nothing?
President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins questions neoliberalism and prioritising the economy over people, on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
Can cities save us all?
Experts from universities in Chicago, London and Melbourne discuss the world's rapid urbanisation on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.