Eradicating modern slavery in Australia
The Government's review of the ‘Modern Slavery Act’, must address risks of forced labour inherent in our visa system, say University of Melbourne experts.
Changing the narrative on refugees
Governments and media must stop spreading harmful narratives and negative stereotypes about those seeking refugee protection say University of Melbourne experts
Australia needs to embrace ‘Asianness’ as part of ‘Australianness’
Many Asian Australians experienced racism during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne experts say that Australia needs to update its modern national identity.
Speaking truth from below
A new exhibition that includes University of Melbourne research highlights the stories of whistleblowers who have spoken out and suffered for doing so.
Party promises and immigration policies
The main party’s manifestos in the UK general election tell us we're likely to see a turning point for immigration policy, says a University of Melbourne expert
Why immigration wasn’t an issue in Canada’s election
Immigration wasn't an issue in Canada's election and a University of Melbourne expert argues that reflects explicit policy support compared to Australian unease
Moving between different cultural worlds
University of Melbourne research finds young multicultural Australians are close to their families, but they have to balance different cultural expectations.
History repeating: Losing citizenship in India
University of Melbourne experts say the Indian National Register of Citizens (NRC) could repeat the mistakes of history by removing citizenship from immigrants.
Why doesn’t modern Australia have diverse regional accents?
University of Melbourne experts discuss why the Australian-English accent doesn't have huge the regional variations other countries around the world do.
Mapping Australia’s multicultural future
University of Melbourne research finds that young migrants in Australia are challenging stereotypes, wanting better recognition of their contribution to society