A family breakup is a poverty trap for women
A woman’s risk of falling into poverty doubles after a separation, with a family breakup a poverty trap for many, says new University of Melbourne research
No butts about stopping tobacco damaging the environment
Another victim of the tobacco industry is the environment – we need to make the industry accountable for the damage, says University of Melbourne expert
HILDA shows Australians increasingly report feelings of psychological distress in a trend likely exacerbated by the pandemic says University of Melbourne expert
How we’ve changed in 20 years
The HILDA Survey is turning 20 and shows a changing and largely well-functioning society but also reveals pressure points, says University of Melbourne expert
This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert
Charting our way back to normal
A new web tool weighs the costs and benefits of different policy responses as Australia charts way to post-COVID-19 normal, say University of Melbourne experts
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.