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Seventeen finalists have been selected for the fifth Basil Sellers Art Prize, to be presented at the University of Melbourne’s Ian Potter Museum of Art from July, 2016.

Melbourne summer temperatures have been steadily climbing over the past 25 years, but even more so during the two weeks of the Australian Open in late January, new data analysis reveals.

One of Australia’s greatest private collections of Medieval and Renaissance art, including the famous Rothschild Prayer Book, will be on display at The Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne from 28 August.

Indigenous arts practitioners from Victoria are invited to apply for a year-long residency at the University of Melbourne, including a cash grant of $40,000 and up to $5,000 for materials as part of the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency.

Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey.

Experts from the University of Melbourne have developed ten key principles of democratic federal reform that will be examined tonight at the 2015 John Button Oration at Melbourne Town Hall.

The first book to explore the importance of country music in Australian society has been released by Lyrebird Press, part of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA&MCM).

According to a longitudinal study following more than 1,000 homeless Australians and those at risk of homelessness, 42 percent of people released from prison, juvenile detention or remand in the past 6 months were found to be homeless.

Partisan, the debut feature film from Melbourne director, Ariel Kleiman, who graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) at the University of Melbourne in 2010, will be released theatrically in Australia this week (Thursday 28 May, 2015).

A University of Melbourne study shows that glancing at a grassy green roof for only 40 seconds markedly boosts concentration. 

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