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Report
29 November 2016

This study was conducted to examine the impacts of the Black Saturday and related bushfires of February 2009 on community members’ physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Working paper
5 October 2005

In Policy Research Paper 26, the authors explore the meaning and relevance of community and social capital drawing on a wide range of disciplines, in particular economics. The review suggests four...

Report
29 October 2003

In this second publication in the Melbourne Asia Policy Paper series, Professor Tim McCormack examines the potential role of the new International Criminal Court in The Hague for enforcing...

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Report
16 March 2017

This cost benefit analysis found that it is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them 'sleeping rough.'

EssayJournal article
15 March 2017

A sun-centred cultural revolution may not have come, but something else has happened: solar power has become dirt cheap, writes Dan Cass.

Discussion paper
2 March 2017

This Issues Paper addresses two primary questions: first, how will outcomes for NDIS participants vary in different urban contexts and domains? And, second, in what ways will the NDIS drive wider...

Book
27 February 2017

This volume offers provocative ideas for transforming Australian tertiary education.

Report
27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

Journal article
13 February 2017

This article evaluates the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic) to see if it improves on the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) when it comes to Indigenous participation in water...

Audio podcast
13 December 2016

Former Chief Scientist of Australia, Professor Ian Chubb, industry leader, Dr Katherine Woodthorpe and Professor of Management, Danny Samson join Professor Glyn Davis to discuss Australia's...

Report
7 December 2016

This report proposes a series of clear and measurable responses to the burgeoning need for affordable housing in different parts of Melbourne and across Victoria.

Report
30 November 2016

This research report presents findings from Generation X and Generation Y from the Life Patterns project.

The Life Patterns is a two-decade longitudinal project run by the Youth Research...

Report
23 November 2016

Melbourne is surrounded by a highly productive foodbowl, but it faces challenges. How can Melbourne plan for a resilient city foodbowl that provides healthy food for a growing population, promotes...

Discussion paper
17 November 2016

This paper reviews some of the challenges faced by cities and opens a discussion on some solutions that may offer pathways for achieving outcomes that meet environmental, social and economic...

Audio podcast
2 November 2016

Only 9% of the media coverage of the US election has been on policy issues. The public policy podcast, the Policy Shop, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Professor Glyn...

Report
25 October 2016

Unmeasured methane leakage and fugitive emissions from unconventional gasfields could cause Australia to fail its Paris climate commitments.

Report
13 October 2016

Presents the outcomes of an architectural design studio that set out to explore the potential of elevated rail as a method for level-crossing removal in Melbourne rail corridors.

Report
13 October 2016

This document presents the outcomes of an architectural design studio that set out to explore the potential of elevated rail as a method for level-crossing removal in several Melbourne rail...

Report
17 August 2016

This research project aims to assess current user practice around Indigenous community kiosks to consider what features contribute to a successful interaction, such as physical placement, digital...

Journal article
11 August 2016

This article argues that in the absence of progress towards comprehensive private-sector whistleblower protection, private commitments contained in corporate codes of conduct may provide an...

Journal article
10 August 2016

Examines the issue of war criminals in Australia and demonstrates that Australia has an incomplete and largely dormant enforcement apparatus, a problematic immigration regime and a poor record of...

Report
20 July 2016

This report presents statistical analyses of the first fourteen waves of the household, income and labour dynamics study in Australia, which were conducted between 2001 and 2014.

Report
15 July 2016

This scoping study sought to build evidence describing where recent humanitarian arrivals are living in northern and western metropolitan Melbourne and to gain a better understanding of their...

Report
30 May 2016

If Australia is to maintain national competitiveness and generate growth and jobs, organisations need to navigate through a phase of increased uncertainty and ambiguity, disruption and change.

Journal article
9 May 2016

Argues that the aims of judicial retirement ages are no longer valid in a modern society. 

Report
18 April 2016

Analyses the links between mental health and two alternative workplace productivity measures– absenteeism and presenteeism.

Report
12 March 2016

Results of this report suggest that over employment has adverse consequences.

Report
2 March 2016

Examines the issues involved in level crossing removals so that when proposals for specific locations are considered, professional, government and industry stakeholders as well as the community...

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Report
21 March 2017

This project examines how Melbourne apartment samples perform in heatwaves in the context of international standards. It also looks at retrofit options to future proof apartments and make them...

Video lecture/presentation
12 February 2017

Influential urbanist, architect and humanist, Jan Gehl, returns to Melbourne with more stories about observing public life and how cities can be made more liveable, humane and happier.

Video lecture/presentation
7 February 2017

Brendan Condon, Director of The Cape sustainable housing project, discusses carbon neutral housing estates and designing houses to meet the challenge of rising temperatures.

Article
20 January 2017

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission announced this week that Catch the Fire Ministries has lost it charitable status.

Discussion paper
2 December 2016

This paper is a collection of contributions from leading academics and social justice campaigners providing different perspectives on the ideas of shorter working hours and Universal Basic Income...

Report
9 November 2016

This report reveals the results on the state of child protection in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Article
31 October 2016

If Hazelwood departs the National Electricity Market it seems logical that electricity prices will increase. The extent of that increase will depend on what takes up the slack. So what can we...

Audio program
25 September 2016

How should we manage the risks that come along with political donations?

Journal article
8 September 2016

This article discusses a university-community partnership that had broad goals to promote social, economic, educational and cultural links between the university and people living nearby who had...

ArticleSurvey
3 September 2016

Poll gives Labor a 51-49 two party lead, a one point gain for the Coalition since the November 2014 election.

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