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  1. 5 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Allegations of sexual harassment and abuse an urgent test for government

    The sexual assault allegations consuming Australia's Parliament highlight the need to finally act on proposals for reform, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 26 February 2021 - Humanities

    Speaking truth from below

    A new exhibition that includes University of Melbourne research highlights the stories of whistleblowers who have spoken out and suffered for doing so.

  3. 19 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Protecting staff at parliament house

    University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s Parliament should comply with their own workplace and anti-discrimination laws to protect staff working there.

  4. 8 October 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Mobilising the workforce we need in an emergency

    A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria’s COVID-19 Omnibus Bill highlights the challenge of mobilising the right workforce in a public health emergency.

  5. 7 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s COVID-19 Budget

    Australia’s COVID-19 Budget has one clear goal: to steer the country out of its first recession in 30 years - University of Melbourne experts react.

  6. 12 July 2020 - Public Affairs

    Two leaders with the right stuff

    Gladys Berejiklian and Sally Capp, winners of the 2019 McKinnon Political Prize for Political Leadership, have successfully mixed strength with empathy

  7. 12 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Climate change policy: The missing middle

    The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy

  8. 11 June 2020 - Legal Affairs

    The National Cabinet has worked. Can it last?

    Australia's National Cabinet began in a crisis, but its success depends on how it works once the COVID-19 pandemic passes, says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 27 May 2020 - Inside Business

    Championing Indigenous women politicians

    In an edited extract from a new book, a University of Melbourne expert celebrates the contribution of Australia’s Indigenous women in political leadership.

  10. 9 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    What could our post-COVID ‘new normal’ look like?

    With the strict rules around preventing the spread of COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert explores how different our new post-emergency ‘normal’ could be