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  1. 22 October 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  2. 30 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 12 November 2018 - Inside Business

    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.

  4. 16 October 2018 - Inside Business

    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

  5. 3 October 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  6. 2 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How does Australia manage population growth?

    University of Melbourne expert Peter McDonald explains why, despite political commentary stating otherwise, Australia gets population planning right.

  7. Podcast13 September 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    How is commuting changing us?

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, David Bissell discusses how commuting is transforming our cities and our lives.

  8. 2 August 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Whatever happened to Gonski 2.0?

    University of Melbourne Dean of Education, Jim Watterston, and NSW Education Secretary, Mark Scott, debate Gonski 2.0 in the latest Talking Teaching podcast.

  9. Podcast15 June 2018 - The Policy Shop

    A new model for public policy?

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers how to make policy genuinely evidence-based, with Nicholas Gruen and Patricia Rogers

  10. 27 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making disability support work across real lives

    The new Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne, headed by Anne Kavanagh and Bruce Bonyhady, will help improve disability support.