How popular culture helps with the business of death
The opening of ‘Fun Home’ in Melbourne is part of a broader popular embrace of issues around how we deal with death, says University of Melbourne expert
We need to rethink how we manage deathcare
As baby boomers age more Australians will pass away each year, adding to growing pressures on or our death-care services, warn University of Melbourne experts
How smaller can be better for memorialising history
Historic events like 9/11 seem to demand monuments, but for communities smaller memorials can provide a closer connection argues University of Melbourne expert.
Dying apart, buried together
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some of Western society's deepest prejudices around human remains and mass burials, say University of Melbourne experts