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  1. 2 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    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.

  2. 2 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    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.

  3. 27 March 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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

  4. 26 March 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  5. 25 March 2019 - Public Affairs

    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.

  6. 25 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  7. 23 March 2019 - Public Affairs

    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

  8. 20 March 2019 - Public Affairs

    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.

  9. 11 March 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  10. 6 March 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.