Negative attitudes among Australian voters towards asylum seekers are driven by religious bigotry more than by racism or economic anxieties, according to a new University of Melbourne report released today.
Level crossing removals should be viewed as part of a total picture for an effective transport system and the best way to achieve this is to incorporate elevated lines or ‘skytrains’, according to Melbourne researchers.
Australia’s premier art journal, Art & Australia, has a new home following the extraordinary gift to the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) by Eleonora Triguboff, owner, editor and publisher of the magazine since 2003.
Contemporary artist Josh Muir, whose work draws on hip-hop and street art culture, has won 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.
The latest addition to the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) world, ‘Sexing the Canvas: Art and Gender’, brings together three of the world’s top art galleries to help us understand how art speaks about sex, sexuality and gender.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.