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.
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.
South Australia votes: A divided electorate
University of Melbourne analysis finds the SA-BEST party could hold the balance of power if neither the Liberals nor Labor win outright in South Australia.
Are think tanks undermining democracy?
The rise of Australian think tanks raises important questions about how these groups impact public policy.
Turnbull must break with past attempts to keep the future at bay
Malcolm Turnbull is promising a change in leadership style from Tony Abbott, but that alone won’t be enough to qualify as government for the 21st century.