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Students hoping to be the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg will pitch their start-up business ideas to a panel of would-be investors this month.

Dr Mike Pottenger says we can never be sure whether drug imports are increasing or whether we are getting better at intercepting them.

Australia’s existing economic policy settings and our politicians' obsession with returning the country to surplus are sending mixed signals, a University of Melbourne study has found.

Economists at the University of Melbourne have warned Australia is just one economic downturn away from a disability benefit blowout.

Greater effort must be put into differentiating high-quality evidence from substandard evidence when evaluating public policy in Australia, according to new research by the University of Melbourne.

The Federal Government could save hundreds of millions of dollars each year without affecting patient outcomes by reducing the private health insurance rebate, a University of Melbourne study has determined.

Debate over whether there needs to be a code of conduct to regulate dealings between grocery retailers and suppliers will receive fresh impetus in a major public symposium in Melbourne this Thursday.

Dr Mike Pottenger talks to ABC News 24 about the challenges of managing corruption within law enforcement bodies in light of the Federal Government's announcement of new policies aimed at stamping out corruption within the Customs service.