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  1. 18 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    Widodo on track to win, but what next?

    What does a second term for Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo mean? University of Melbourne experts cover all the angles from policy to civil society and women.

  2. 17 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    What key quality should Australia’s next PM have?

    As Australia heads to the polls, a University of Melbourne expert says what the country needs most is a prime minister and politicians who tells it like it is.

  3. 16 April 2019 - Humanities

    India’s alliance politics

    With the Modi magic waning, a University of Melbourne expert says the 2019 Indian general elections are a story of alliances and partnerships.

  4. 15 April 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Indonesia goes to the polls: Rematch or replay?

    The same candidates are running in this year's Indonesia elections, but Subianto’s main advantage is that he is not Jokowi says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 14 April 2019 - Legal Affairs

    International law, diplomatic asylum and Julian Assange

    A University of Melbourne expert says a changing interpretation of international laws and treaties is key to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's recent arrest.

  6. 12 April 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The Indonesia-Australia trade deal: A potential bilateral sandbag

    A University of Melbourne expert says the much delayed but now signed Indonesia-Australia trade deal could sandbag the countries' bilateral relationship.

  7. 5 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    2019 Budget: Not just another budget reply

    Is ‘fairness’ becoming the new black in Australian politics? A university of Melbourne expert dissects opposition leader Bill Shorten's reply to the 2019 Budget

  8. 3 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 3

    Melbourne University experts analyse the impact of Australia's 2019 Federal budget for farmers, young people, affordable housing and foreign aid.

  9. 3 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 2

    University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget, looking at welfare, climate change, refugees, Indigenous Australia, education and research.