The key barriers to meaningful aged care reform
A record funding commitment has been made to fix a failing aged care system, but University of Melbourne experts ask how far does the new Australian Budget go?
It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas
Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush
2018 Budget: The big takeaways
University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.
#Budget2017: Fairness, security and opportunity?
The latest analysis from University of Melbourne experts of the Australian Government's 2017 Budget, including housing affordability, energy policy and taxes.
Where did all the money go?
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers the 2017 Australian Federal Budget, looking in particular at the deficit and housing affordability.
Sleepwalking into a deficit experiment
The Federal Budget will deliver Australia's ninth straight deficit, but the University of Melbourne asks where is the plan for affording our ageing population?
No pot of gold at end of Budget rainbow
Professor Ross Garnaut warns that Australia's over-optimistic budget update is obscuring the need to take action to boost the economy.
ESOC 2015: Replay our blog
Live updates from the 2015 Economic and Social Outlook Conference