Politics & Society
Allegations of sexual harassment and abuse an urgent test for government
The sexual assault allegations consuming Australia's Parliament highlight the need to finally act on proposals for reform, says University of Melbourne expert.
Listening to the voices of survivors of violence and abuse
Hearing womens' voices is central to ending sexual and domestic abuse including when assessing efforts to treat perpetrators says University of Melbourne expert
Protecting staff at parliament house
University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s Parliament should comply with their own workplace and anti-discrimination laws to protect staff working there.
Australia vs Facebook: Regulating the market of attention
University of Melbourne experts say that Facebook’s move to block Australian users and publishers from viewing news all comes back to advertising revenue.
More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines
Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert
Collingwood’s challenge is everyone’s challenge
A University of Melbourne expert says make no mistake, Collingwood Football Club’s challenge to undo systemic racism is everyone’s challenge – together.
Mapping wage theft with data science
Wage theft is common and hard to detect but University of Melbourne experts are developing predictive software and an information portal to help tackle it
Asian Australians’ experience of COVID-19 communications
Clear public health communication has helped foster trust in government among Asian Australian communities during COVID-19, say University of Melbourne experts.
The politics of hacking
Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.