Changing language in job advertisements and de-identifying CVs during recruitment can significantly boost a person’s prospects of landing a job by overcoming unconscious bias, new University of Melbourne research shows.
Australian attitudes to gender roles are becoming more progressive, but these views are not translating into real change in the home and workplace, according to the latest release of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey.
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.
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.