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  1. 20 June 2018 - Design

    Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness

    As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.

  2. 23 February 2018 - Inside Business

    The Australians stuck below the poverty line

    University of Melbourne research shows persistent poverty in Australia is higher than previously thought, with the most disadvantaged struggling to exit poverty

  3. 13 February 2018 - Inside Business

    Henderson’s legacy: Revisiting universal basic income

    Many view a Universal Basic Income as controversial, but a University of Melbourne expert and former Deputy PM argues the idea is now more relevant than ever.

  4. 5 December 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Helping early school leavers

    New University of Melbourne research identifies how to better support early school leavers through the VET system.

  5. 1 June 2017 - Inside Business

    Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness

    University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.

  6. 19 December 2016 - Inside Business

    Making workplace laws work for those with disabilities

    A new approach to welfare-to-work programs should make it easier for people with disabilities to find employment, but women continue to face added disadvantage.

  7. 3 February 2016 - Public Affairs

    How research can improve outcomes

    The 2016 Disability, Human Rights and Social Equity Conference, hosted by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne.

  8. 29 January 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why society is making people with disabilities sick

    With a diagnosis of MS and a son with autism, Professor Anne Kavanagh's research into the health of people with disability is profoundly personal.

  9. 10 December 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    Quality early learning out of reach for many

    Children from poor backgrounds need quality early learning for the best chance of doing well at school, but the top centres are concentrated in well-off suburbs