Defining policy failure in the Australian public service
The University of Melbourne's 'The Australian Policy Handbook' looks at how the success or failure of policy can impact on the public's perception of the APS.
Does government get the right advice?
On the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Dr Martin Parkinson, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, reflects on his career.
What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?
The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.
Regenerating political leadership in a populist age
Gareth Evans argues our politicians needs new thinking, consensus and empathy as University of Melbourne launches new McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership
How did it come to this?
Australia's asylum seeker policies put it in breach of its international obligations. A University of Melbourne expert charts how the country came to this.
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.
The legal maze of the marriage equality survey
As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, University of Melbourne legal experts look at the High Court challenge to the Marriage Law Survey
Section 44: Changing the Constitution to reflect modern Australia
Section 44 continues to claim scalps of Australian politicians; four University of Melbourne constitutional experts discuss whether the law is still relevant?
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.
For the love of the punt
The University of Melbourne HILDA Survey 2017 shows over 200,000 Australians are problem gamblers, but very little is known yet about the impact of their habit.