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  1. Podcast17 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    What does our constitution say about freedom of speech?

    University of Melbourne's Professor Adrienne Stone discusses the differences between Australian and US constitutions on freedom of speech

  2. 2 July 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Five things to know about Russia’s Constitutional amendments

    Russia voted to amend the country’s constitution, shoring up Vladimir Putin’s power; but a University of Melbourne expert says there are larger implications.

  3. 28 June 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Australia’s constitutional answer to structural racism

    University of Melbourne experts say inequality woven into Australia’s constitution continues today; so our structures remain stacked against Indigenous people.

  4. 9 August 2019 - Public Affairs

    The spirit of our Nation

    In his Dungala Kaiela Oration, co-hosted by the University of Melbourne, Senator Pat Dodson says Indigenous Australians are still not benefitting from policy.

  5. Podcast25 September 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Tracing a path to an Australian republic

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Cheryl Saunders and Benjamin Jones discuss how Australia could finally become a republic.

  6. Podcast3 September 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Fighting for recognition

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Moana Jackson and Shireen Morris discuss Indigenous self-determination, and how to get it.

  7. 24 May 2018 - Legal Affairs

    A Constitution shaped by distance

    Australia is a big country, as well as globally remote; University of Melbourne experts look at what role distance has played in our constitutional development.

  8. 17 May 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Malaysia’s remarkable election outcome

    Malaysia's election results surprised many; University of Melbourne experts examine the unexpected outcome through a lens of constitutional rights and the law.

  9. 5 October 2017 - Public Affairs

    Unified no more: Spain spirals towards constitutional crisis

    With Catalonia's leaders set to declare independence from Spain, the country is heading for a major constitutional crisis says a University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 21 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Section 44: Changing the Constitution to reflect modern Australia

    Section 44 continues to claim scalps of Australian politicians; four University of Melbourne constitutional experts discuss whether the law is still relevant?