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  1. 28 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    We need to talk about chlamydia

    In a surprise finding, a major University of Melbourne study shows that regular testing for chlamydia in GPs is unlikely to reduce infection rates.

  2. 30 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What’s it like to be young and from overseas in Australia?

    The first census of young Australians from migrant and refugee backgrounds, by the University of Melbourne, shows belonging but ongoing discrimination.

  3. 16 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Nice work, if you can get it

    Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation

  4. Podcast23 January 2018 - The Policy Shop

    The problem with being young in India

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers youth unemployment in India, which affects over 30 per cent of young people there.

  5. 5 December 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Helping early school leavers

    New University of Melbourne research identifies how to better support early school leavers through the VET system.

  6. 18 September 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y

    A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.

  7. 3 November 2016 - Public Affairs

    More support and less stigma for unemployed youth

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne lead a public discussion on solutions to youth unemployment.

  8. 27 July 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Children entitled to a life where their rights are protected

    The graphic scenes at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre are yet another example of the appalling history of institutional child abuse in Australia.

  9. 26 July 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Four Corners: Using restraints can be called torture

    Graphic images screened on the ABC's Four Corners program, depicting a juvenile detainee being restrained, show why this practice should be banned.

  10. 10 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nursing our global youth back to health

    Looking after the health of those aged 10-24 has been a much neglected part of global health policy, but a new Lancet Commission aims to turn the tide.