Politics & Society
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.