Business & Economics
Weighing up the policy responses to banking misconduct
Australia's major parties all have policies responding to financial services sector misconduct, but University of Melbourne experts say they are light on detail
Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?
Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts
What you need to know about the major parties’ policies on personal income tax
Australia's federal election could be fought over proposed income tax cuts; but what's the actual difference between the Coalition and Labor plans for taxation?
The battle of the slogans
As voters are bombarded by ads, a University of Melbourne marketing expert gives his verdict on which party has the most effective political campaign slogan.
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 2
University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget, looking at welfare, climate change, refugees, Indigenous Australia, education and research.
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 1
From politics and economics to infrastructure and domestic violence. University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget ahead of a nearby election.
Sharing the load
A University of Melbourne expert says this year’s Federal Budget should deliver better family-friendly policies for individual, economic and social rewards.
Closing the gap in the Indigenous business sector
University of Melbourne expert says there are large gaps that still need to be filled for Australia's diverse and thriving Indigenous business sector.
Budgeting for drought
A University of Melbourne expert says the government's budget response to the needs of farmers in drought must be well planned and continuing rather than ad hoc
Challenging discrimination in the gig economy
As the world’s gig economy continues to grow, equality law needs to catch up with technology to tackle discrimination says a University of Melbourne expert.