Politics & Society
Eradicating modern slavery in Australia
The Government's review of the ‘Modern Slavery Act’, must address risks of forced labour inherent in our visa system, say University of Melbourne experts.
Truth, understanding and transformation
The Yoorrook Justice Commission Chair, Professor Eleanor Bourke AM, reflects on the significance of truth telling for reconciliation in the 2022 Narrm Oration.
Medibank’s hack tells us privacy laws need to change
Medibank’s data breach exposes how Australia’s most vulnerable have the most to lose when private information is made public say University of Melbourne experts
Real partnership with Solomon Islands must be based on truth
Acknowledging Australia’s colonial history is essential to build a stronger relationship with Solomon Islands, say University of Melbourne experts
Flying the flag for change?
Australian symbols have meaning for us – highlighting past and present colonialism, racism and a different future, say University of Melbourne experts.
The reckoning of Gillard’s misogyny speech
A University of Melbourne expert says a historical reckoning with Gillard’s misogny speech forces us to acknowledge there are no heroes – and that’s okay.
Fixing the blind spot in nuclear inspections
A organisational blind spot led to a ‘that’s the way we do things around here’ approach at the IAEA, but that's changing, says University of Melbourne expert.
How remote work is invading our spaces
While work needs to happen somewhere, in a post-pandemic world, that somewhere can be anywhere. But is that a good thing, asks University of Melbourne expert.
Changing the narrative on refugees
Governments and media must stop spreading harmful narratives and negative stereotypes about those seeking refugee protection say University of Melbourne experts