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  1. 8 October 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  2. 13 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 11 September 2020 - Humanities

    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.

  4. Podcast29 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.