Politics & Society
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 1
From politics and economics to infrastructure and domestic violence. University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget ahead of a nearby election.
Oligarchs, money and religion
Indonesians are voting in parliamentary and presidential elections; a University of Melbourne expert says its focus is on reformers, reactionaries and religion.
White supremacist terrorism, technology and the law
The live-streamed video of the Christchurch attack challenges the tech giants' reasons for not stamping out hate speech now, says University of Melbourne expert
Fighting for the rights of Australians with disability
Geoff Bell was a pioneer in the disability rights movement; his University of Melbourne archive shows how far we’ve come in 40 years, and how far we have to go.
NSW election: A false hope for Morrison government
Australia's federal government is buoyed by the Coalition's NSW win, but a University of Melbourne expert asks if it's a litmus test for the federal election.
What a second flaw in Switzerland’s sVote means for NSW’s iVote
A team including a University of Melbourne expert finds a second flaw in the verification process of the SwissVote system that could exist in NSW's iVote.
The strong leaders
Penny Wong and Jordon Steele-John are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne, recognising visionary leaders
Why Australia needs to pay attention to the Indian election
Australian foreign policy is increasingly focusing on India, but the country’s elections demand close attention says an Australia India Institute expert.
India’s electrifying election
A University of Melbourne expert says although India is now 99 per cent electrified, the country’s power supply is a key issue in the upcoming general election.
Challenging discrimination in the gig economy
As the world’s gig economy continues to grow, equality law needs to catch up with technology to tackle discrimination says a University of Melbourne expert.