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  1. 12 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    The silence of the not-for-profit sector

    Research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds that Australia’s not-for-profit organisations are staying silent on big issues for fear of funding cuts.

  2. 6 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Defining policy failure in the Australian public service

    The University of Melbourne's 'The Australian Policy Handbook' looks at how the success or failure of policy can impact on the public's perception of the APS.

  3. 5 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?

    The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.

  4. Podcast20 October 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Why do we measure everything and value nothing?

    President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins questions neoliberalism and prioritising the economy over people, on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.

  5. 16 October 2017 - Public Affairs

    What history tells us about Catalonian independence

    As Spain's Catalonia region prepares to respond to an deadline on independence, a University of Melbourne expert looks back at the history of the region.

  6. 25 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Far right are the ‘real’ winners in the German election

    The far-right AfD is the real winner in the 2017 German election and Angela Merkel has been weakened, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 14 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Four things you need to know about the German election

    The minor parties will likely shape the final government that emerges from the 2017 German election. A University of Melbourne expert look at the possibilities

  8. 4 September 2017 - Public Affairs

    Why action on climate change isn’t an issue for Germans

    Chancellor Merkel's emissions reductions policies enjoy broad support in Germany because climate science is widely accepted, says University of Melbourne expert

  9. Podcast17 August 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Whose fake news?

    We chat to Washington Post op-ed columnist Dana Milbank about fake news, Russian Hackers and the ethics of Wikileaks.

  10. Podcast11 August 2017 - Up Close

    Phantom democracies

    Political thinker John Keane on the rise of corrupt political regimes that employ democratic rhetoric, social media and economic growth to win over the public.