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  1. 19 May 2022 - Humanities

    Our government must trust the experts

    The pandemic saw a rise in anti-expert sentiment, including from government, but the public still trusts the experts, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 18 May 2022 - Humanities

    Fifty shades of teal

    Independent “teal” candidates are shaking up the 2022 Australian election, but there are plenty of idiosyncrasies among them says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 18 May 2022 - Legal Affairs

    Using design to put voters at the heart of elections

    Technology gives us the opportunity to transform the voting experience to better engage people in the electoral system, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 17 May 2022 - Politics & Society

    Why wait? Treaty and the Federal election

    First Nations people shouldn’t have to wait for non-Indigenous Australians to catch up when it comes to committing to Treaty say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 16 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Embracing queer Indigenous Australia

    Health services need to cater to the whole person as a human right, and that includes Indigenous LGBTIQ+ Australians, argues University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 13 May 2022 - Legal Affairs

    First Nations peoples as political designers

    First Nations peoples must step into their ancient role as political designers to reshape Australian policy and institutions says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 5 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    We have to stop child sexual abuse before it happens

    A University of Melbourne expert says the shorter sentences handed down for child sexual abuse in Australia tells us the system isn’t working and has to change

  8. 11 May 2022 - Science Matters

    Disconnect: Climate change and the Australian election

    A University of Melbourne expert asks why the major parties are ignoring climate change pre-election if it's a top issue for the majority of Australian voters?

  9. 9 May 2022 - Inside Business

    Persistent poverty is a major policy issue

    While a job is often crucial to lifting people out of poverty, adequate income support and child care are also critical, say University of Melbourne researchers