Teaching the next generation of #MeToo
As movements like #MeToo gain traction, a University of Melbourne experts asks whether big business is taking sexual harassment and gender equality seriously.
The problem of a same sex marriage exemption for civil celebrants
Australia is legalising same sex marriage; but a University of Melbourne experts says civil celebrants shouldn't be allowed to refuse to marry same-sex couples.
Q&A: What happens after the ‘yes’
Australia has voted 'yes' in the same sex marriage survey; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what happens next in politics, law and discrimination law.
The kids are alright
Review of decades of data finds kids of same-sex couples do just as well, but homophobia can cause real harm say child experts including University of Melbourne
Unfit to plead: Imprisoned without conviction
A two-year University of Melbourne project has identified that early support can reduce incidences of 'unfit to plead' cases in our criminal justice system.
Restoring voice to people with cognitive disability
People with cognitive disability are frequently denied the right to decision-making, but this needs to change, says a University of Melbourne legal expert.
Fighting for disabled people’s health
The new Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, based at the University of Melbourne, aims to improve the poor health of people with disability.
The challenge and opportunity of an ageing workforce
For the first time, we have four generations working together. We need to work out how to deal with the challenges and opportunities this brings.
Ford workers need chance to shift gear
At an average age of 50, the Ford workers losing their jobs at Broadmeadows and Geelong have transferrable skills, but employers need to give them a chance.
The Sexism Games
The Olympic ideal is about a competition of equals, but no one told the media at the Rio Games, for whom gender makes some athletes more equal than others.