Politics & Society
Will the next president restore American leadership in Asia?
Under Trump’s presidency, perceptions of the US in Asia have sunk to historic lows. A University of Melbourne expert asks if the US election could reverse this?
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.
Could microfinance help rebuild Australia’s post-pandemic economy?
A University of Melbourne expert says providing microfinance loans to good business ideas with no capital may offer a path to economic recovery after 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.
Australia’s COVID-19 Budget
Australia’s COVID-19 Budget has one clear goal: to steer the country out of its first recession in 30 years - University of Melbourne experts react.
Dodging disease and death in the first US presidential debate
A University of Melbourne expert says the first US presidential debate didn’t have a winner but was a testimony to dire political discourse without compassion.
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.
Always was and always will be Aboriginal water
Australia needs to have a serious discussion about Indigenous water rights and Indigenous Voice in water management, say University of Melbourne experts.