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  1. 9 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Sexism, women and Australian politics

    A University of Melbourne expert says David Leyonhjelm's sexist comment to Sarah Hanson-Young should ignite a fire in Australian women to get into politics.

  2. Podcast15 June 2018 - The Policy Shop

    A new model for public policy?

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers how to make policy genuinely evidence-based, with Nicholas Gruen and Patricia Rogers

  3. 24 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    Reducing governments’ reliance on consultants

    Australian governments spend billions on consultants, but a University of Melbourne expert argues this could be reduced by boosting public servants' capacity.

  4. 23 April 2018 - Humanities

    Beyond Anzac: What really shaped our nation?

    While many claim Gallipoli formed Australia's nationhood, the University of Melbourne's Marilyn Lake argues we should look to our political history instead.

  5. 15 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    A winning political vision

    Dean Smith and Vonda Malone are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne - recognising visionary leaders.

  6. 15 March 2018 - Public Affairs

    South Australia votes: A divided electorate

    University of Melbourne analysis finds the SA-BEST party could hold the balance of power if neither the Liberals nor Labor win outright in South Australia.

  7. 21 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s ‘nothing to see here’ approach to climate policy

    The Government’s review of climate change policy reveals a ‘nothing to see here’ approach, which according to University of Melbourne experts, is not surprising

  8. 6 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    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.

  9. Podcast6 December 2017 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  10. 5 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    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.