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  1. 2 August 2019 - Humanities

    The power of Garma

    The Garma Festival is more than policy talk. University of Melbourne academics discover it is about connection between Aboriginal and non-Indigenous Australia.

  2. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Is wages growth really as weak as we think?

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds that hourly wages of the median full-time worker have actually been rising ahead of the cost of living

  3. 15 May 2019 - Inside Business

    Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?

    Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 5 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    2019 Budget: Not just another budget reply

    Is ‘fairness’ becoming the new black in Australian politics? A university of Melbourne expert dissects opposition leader Bill Shorten's reply to the 2019 Budget

  5. 3 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 2

    University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget, looking at welfare, climate change, refugees, Indigenous Australia, education and research.

  6. 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.

  7. 9 May 2018 - Inside Business

    2018 Budget: The big takeaways

    University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.

  8. Podcast24 October 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Solving the productivity puzzle

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris discusses the Shifting the Dial report.

  9. 11 October 2017 - Inside Business

    Ex-auto workers could boost clean energy industry

    As Australia's auto manufacturing industry shuts down, a University of Melbourne economist argues workers' skills could transfer to the clean energy industry.

  10. 2 August 2017 - Inside Business

    What 17 years of data tells us about Australia

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey has been running for 17 years, providing important insight into the financial and social wellbeing of Australians.