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.
Science, technology, engineering, mathematics and reconciliation
During National Reconciliation Week, University of Melbourne Indigenous researchers explore the role STEM can play in reconciliation and self-determination.
Coins and constellations
A new $A1 coin features the Emu in the Sky, a famous dark constellation with special meaning for Indigenous Australians, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Championing Indigenous women politicians
In an edited extract from a new book, a University of Melbourne expert celebrates the contribution of Australia’s Indigenous women in political leadership.
Victoria’s volcanic history confirms the state’s Aboriginal inhabitation before 34,000 years
New University of Melbourne research dating volcanic eruptions and Indigenous oral traditions gives us a new minimum age for human occupation in Victoria.
Don’t blame nature for the disasters we’ve created
New research, including the University of Melbourne, finds recent ‘natural’ disasters like severe bushfires and crippling drought aren't natural at all.
Feather-flowers and photographs
A University of Melbourne collaboration is connecting Australia’s First Peoples’ with museum collections, creating a 'living archive' of Indigenous culture.
A community acting against family violence
One Aboriginal community, in collaboration with University of Melbourne researchers, has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people.
Can we close the gap on blindness by 2020?
The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision is improving eye health for Indigenous Australians, but University of Melbourne research finds more needs to be done.
The unique value of Indigenous knowledge
A University of Melbourne expert says Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.