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Rescuing Australia’s lost literary treasures
A new University of Melbourne project is digitising some of Australia’s most important lost books and getting them into libraries for authors and readers alike.
The limits of government outsourcing
Failures in Victoria's COVID-19 hotel quarantine highlight growing concerns that outsourcing is hollowing out government, says University of Melbourne expert.
Hotel quarantine accountability questions remain
A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria's COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry interim report outlines the failure of contracting-out services.
Regulating medical devices in the ‘Internet of things’
New research led by University of Melbourne is exploring the gap between regulation and practice in diabetes devices that are part of the Internet of Things.
How social procurement can revive Victoria’s economy
University of Melbourne experts say Victoria's Social Procurement Framework can stimulate the local economy and combat the socio-economic effects of COVID-19.
Mobilising the workforce we need in an emergency
A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria’s COVID-19 Omnibus Bill highlights the challenge of mobilising the right workforce in a public health emergency.
COVID-19 and curfews
Some Victorians say COVID-19 restrictions are risking their human rights – particularly the curfew – but are they right, asks a University of Melbourne expert?
COVID-19, age discrimination and aged care
University of Melbourne experts say government policy that keeps aged care residents out of hospitals or hospitals refusing admission is age discrimination.
Rio Tinto and the anatomy of corporate culpability
Miner Rio Tinto's CEO has resigned over the destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters; University of Melbourne experts look at the law and culpability