The strong leaders
Penny Wong and Jordon Steele-John are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne, recognising visionary leaders
What’s your attitude to immigrants and refugees? It may depend on where you live
Living in a diverse area means you are more likely to be open to refugees; unless you identify with the Liberal party, Melbourne University research finds.
Can Victorian Labor really make ‘wage theft’ a crime?
Victorian Labor has promised to criminalise 'wage theft' if re-elected, but University of Melbourne experts argue this will be difficult to do at state level.
Surviving Australian politics: 4 reforms to stop ousting leaders
Australian politics is looking more like reality TV's Survivor. A University of Melbourne expert looks at how to end the near-constant cycle of Canberra coups.
Are think tanks undermining democracy?
The rise of Australian think tanks raises important questions about how these groups impact public policy.