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Keeping sexual harassment complaints confidential
Geoffrey Rush's recent trial failed to highlight leaking of the sexual harassment complaint and poor protection for complainant: University of Melbourne expert.
Jakarta riots reveal Indonesia’s deep divisions
A University of Melbourne expert says Indonesia’s post-election riots and violence highlight the tensions over the place of Islam in the democracy.
Working hard to make work fairer
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a model that helps the Fair Work Ombudsman find unscrupulous employers exploiting or underpaying workers.
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
Don’t write off One Nation’s election chances
One Nation’s scandals and extremism hold it back, but it could tap into greater electoral support, say visiting University Melbourne experts from Stony Brook.
Australia’s cuts to aid go against national interest
Australia's foreign aid is at a relative all-time low that will only hurt the national interest amid global instability, a University of Melbourne expert warns.
Competition policy: An election issue?
Competition law doesn’t grab headlines at elections, but a University of Melbourne expert says Opposition proposals on fines and merger reviews, merit attention
Rugby Australia vs Israel Folau
Ahead of a hearing on rugby star Israel Folau’s alleged breach of contract over social media posts a University of Melbourne expert assesses the legal arguments
Indonesia goes to the polls: Rematch or replay?
The same candidates are running in this year's Indonesia elections, but Subianto’s main advantage is that he is not Jokowi says a University of Melbourne expert