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The UK’s Indo-Pacific ‘tilt’ is good for Australia and India ties
The UK’s increasing interest in Indo-Pacific adds a trusted partner to help respond to shared regional security challenges, says University of Melbourne expert.
The impasse between Israel and Hamas
It’s hard to see a way out of the conflict between Israel and Hamas that has seen thousands of civilians lose their lives, says University of Melbourne expert.
Q&A: Israel, Hamas and the future of the Middle east
Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel marks a dramatic escalation in the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict says a University of Melbourne expert.
Deciphering the legacy of Danism
Victoria's premier Daniel Andrews has resigned. Stepping down after nine years in power and controlling his own legacy says University of Melbourne expert.
Australia must include people with cognitive disability in politics
People with cognitive disability want their say in Australian politics and we must do more for their political inclusion, say University of Melbourne experts.
The myth of neutrality and why Australia needs a Voice
Establishing an Indigenous Voice in Australia’s constitution is consistent with a liberal democracy and political equality says a University of Melbourne expert
India’s leadership at G20 can prove multilateralism isn’t a fading ideal
At G20, Australia can lend its support to India’s agenda to create a more accountable and inclusive international system, says University of Melbourne expert.
Why leadership in Indigenous higher education has never been more important
From the Voice to the climate crisis, now is the time for leadership in Indigenous higher ed – as the University of Melbourne launches its Indigenous strategy.
A shared vision for Australia’s security
A University of Melbourne experts says Australia's government needs to explain their security vision for AUKUS to get public support for the defence partnership