Medical specialists are increasingly bulk-billing and providing more services to patients but their median hourly earnings are increasing at a slower rate than wage growth in the broader economy, according to the ANZ-Melbourne Institute Health Sector Report.
Two University of Melbourne students have been named Schwarzman Scholars in the third cohort of the highly competitive program that offers selected students the opportunity to complete a one-year Masters in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Trading of shares and other financial instruments on decentralised or “dark” markets has no effect on the transparency of price information or the way in which those prices are determined, according to new research by the University of Melbourne.
Adding timber trees to multi-use farmland has both environmental and economic benefits, and University of Melbourne researchers are working with landholders and investors to develop new business models for what could be the future of forest plantations in Australia.
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.