One of the National Library of Australia’s greatest treasures, a 1663 map of New Holland – the map on which all subsequent mapping of Australia is based – has arrived at the University of Melbourne for expert analysis.
To coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on April 23rd, the University of Melbourne marks the year with a program of lectures, exhibitions, performances and screenings to celebrate the legacy of the world’s most revered poet and playwright.
Current and former politicians from across the political spectrum, speechwriters and senior executives will be amongst the high profile presenters in Australia’s first University-led program committed to addressing the ongoing under-representation of women in politics.
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.
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.