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  1. 19 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Can Victorian Labor really make ‘wage theft’ a crime?

    Victorian Labor has promised to criminalise 'wage theft' if re-elected, but University of Melbourne experts argue this will be difficult to do at state level.

  2. 19 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    If all else fails, do the conventional thing

    Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk

  3. 13 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Navigating assisted dying in Victoria

    When voluntary assisted dying becomes legal next year in Australia's Victoria, there will be some key ethical considerations says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 12 November 2018 - Inside Business

    Why do people really become homeless?

    Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.

  5. 11 November 2018 - Humanities

    A year on from ‘YES’: What still needs to change on campus?

    A year on from Australia voting 'yes' for same sex marriage, a University of Melbourne expert says education and health settings still need to be more inclusive

  6. 8 November 2018 - Politics & Society

    After the fighting: The soldiers who studied

    After WW1, some returning soldiers took advantage of the Repatriation Commission's fee support scheme, to study at institutions like the University of Melbourne

  7. 8 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    The 2018 midterms: The suburbs turn

    President Trump's midterm strategy of stoking fear about immigration and crime has backfired in America's suburbs, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 4 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    American tribalism let loose

    The US midterm elections may be the most tribal in history as both sides of politics compete to play the victim says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 3 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    Penny Wong: On change

    Senator Penny Wong looks at how modern Australian politics is changing as the University of Melbourne marks The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.