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  1. Podcast3 September 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Fighting for recognition

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Moana Jackson and Shireen Morris discuss Indigenous self-determination, and how to get it.

  2. 30 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Surviving Australian politics: 4 reforms to stop ousting leaders

    Australian politics is looking more like reality TV's Survivor. A University of Melbourne expert looks at how to end the near-constant cycle of Canberra coups.

  3. 22 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    The West’s age of retreat

    Liberal democracy is in an age of retreat and needs to re-engage citizens, tackle inequality and end internet monopolies, argues University of Melbourne expert

  4. 20 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    The Kofi Annan I knew

    Professor John Langmore from the University of Melbourne, who worked with Kofi Annan at the UN in New York for five years, reflects on an inspiring leader.

  5. 19 August 2018 - Humanities

    How Soviet tanks shook up the Australian Left

    The 1968 Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia was a critical time for the Australian Left. A University of Melbourne archive provides a new window on the upheaval.

  6. 10 August 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Patients and the data breach notification maze

    Privacy laws (including the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme) are confusing, particularly when it comes to health records, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 8 August 2018 - Legal Affairs

    History repeating: Losing citizenship in India

    University of Melbourne experts say the Indian National Register of Citizens (NRC) could repeat the mistakes of history by removing citizenship from immigrants.

  8. 6 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Building a national broadband for everyone...even gamers

    Are gamers to blame for slow speeds on the NBN? University of Melbourne experts look at whether it's fair to blame eSports players for using up too much data.

  9. 2 August 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Blurred lines: Your employer, Twitter and the law

    A University of Melbourne expert says Angela Williamson’s sacking from Cricket Australia, over political opinions on Twitter, shows us we need clearer laws.

  10. 1 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Why the plastic bag backflip is a bad idea

    Coles supermarket has reversed its ban on plastic bags: University of Melbourne experts explore the impact and what it means for Coles.