Australia needs a more rational, evidence-based border policy
University of Melbourne experts say Australia’s blanket ban on all low-risk non-Australian citizens coming here is irrational and costly. And a lost opportunity
What’s the right COVID-19 risk to live with?
As Australia considers opening its borders, new University of Melbourne virus modelling provides scenarios that can help us decide what risk to tolerate.
The wicked risks of biosecurity
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we need to manage the risk of introduced pests via targeted biosecurity efforts say University of Melbourne experts
From racehorses to bananas: The importance of biosecurity
Australia's biosecurity measures protect us from many diseases, and racehorses here for spring racing are no exception, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The war on boats: Let’s bring facts to national conversation
It's time to bring the facts to the national conversation over Australia's refugee policy, a debate that is mired in a mass of half truths and misinformation.