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  1. 18 May 2022 - Humanities

    Fifty shades of teal

    Independent “teal” candidates are shaking up the 2022 Australian election, but there are plenty of idiosyncrasies among them says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 16 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Embracing queer Indigenous Australia

    Health services need to cater to the whole person as a human right, and that includes Indigenous LGBTIQ+ Australians, argues University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 16 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Challenging five years of transphobia

    The impact of the ‘transgender debate’ is unrelenting, but visible acts of allyship can help Australia's trans community say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 13 May 2022 - Legal Affairs

    First Nations peoples as political designers

    First Nations peoples must step into their ancient role as political designers to reshape Australian policy and institutions says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 11 May 2022 - Science Matters

    Disconnect: Climate change and the Australian election

    A University of Melbourne expert asks why the major parties are ignoring climate change pre-election if it's a top issue for the majority of Australian voters?

  6. 9 May 2022 - Inside Business

    Persistent poverty is a major policy issue

    While a job is often crucial to lifting people out of poverty, adequate income support and child care are also critical, say University of Melbourne researchers

  7. 4 May 2022 - Humanities

    Buying and selling the poor

    Australia’s welfare-to-work system is extensively privatised but is failing disadvantaged job seekers, say University of Melbourne and University of NSW experts

  8. 15 March 2022 - Learning & Teaching

    Uncomfortable truths from a town to a nation

    The storytelling in the town of Tennant Creek is a microcosm of Australia’s struggle to come to terms with it past, says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 17 February 2022 - Public Affairs

    Leadership in a changing world

    In the 2022 University of Melbourne Fraser Oration, Australia’s former China ambassador, Dr Geoff Raby AO, says Australia’s foreign policy needs strong leaders.

  10. 6 January 2022 - Public Affairs

    What we know about politics after 2021

    The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic had a tangible impact on global democracy; University of Melbourne experts take look at what 2022 might have in store.