Mobilising the workforce we need in an emergency
A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria’s COVID-19 Omnibus Bill highlights the challenge of mobilising the right workforce in a public health emergency.
Rating Victoria’s COVID-19 Roadmap
Victoria’s Roadmap out of the COVID-19 restrictions is good but there are grounds for tweaking it, says University of Melbourne expert Professor Tony Blakely
Living in the crosshairs of COVID-19
It’s not a pleasant prospect to die from COVID-19, but a University of Melbourne expert ponders the State and Commonwealth decisions that may cost him his life.
The dynamics of disease
Professor Tony Blakely, a University of Melbourne epidemiologist and public health specialist, discusses COVID-19 infection control models and exit strategies.
No policy without leadership
Rebuilding trust needs empathetic leadership that stands up to a fight says University of Melbourne's Jenny Macklin, a former Labor deputy leader and minister.
Homelessness and violence
For young people experiencing homelessness, violence can be a daily issue of survival and protection, says a University of Melbourne and Deakin University study
Why do people really become homeless?
Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.
Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018
University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy
Skills education needs action, not more talk
A flawed vocational training system is letting down Australia at a critical time for skills. Two University of Melbourne experts have a simple plan to fix it.
How does Australia manage population growth?
University of Melbourne expert Peter McDonald explains why, despite political commentary stating otherwise, Australia gets population planning right.