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The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.

University of Melbourne Middle East expert Dr Denis Dragovic spoke to Sky News' PVO program, hosted by Peter Van Onselen, about why attacking Islamic State with guns blazing is not the right approach. He says it will take working closely with locals to identify Islamic  State members. 

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's visit to Jakarta signals the "make-up after the break-up", Indonesia expert Professor Tim Lindsey explains in this interview with The Drum on ABC.

An international team, led by the University of Melbourne, has devised a method allowing countries to choose their own method of ‘fair’ emissions cuts, effectively creating a roadmap out of the climate negotiation gridlock.

Disadvantaged Australians who suffer violence and housing problems, especially both at one point in time, are at higher risk of suffering these problems again at a later point says a new report from the University of Melbourne.

The Spring 2015 special edition of Meanjin has been guest-edited by the University of Melbourne’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis and senior lecturer Dr Gwilym Croucher.  The issue will be launched on Thursday 17 September.

Bendigo will host a major public discussion to be held on Thursday September 10 to discuss the best way forward for Australian democracy following the recent release of the Federal Government’s White Paper on the Reform of the Federation.

The most efficient way to run, fund and regulate primary and secondary schools in Australia is for the State and Territory Governments to have sole responsibility, a report published today by the Melbourne School of Government has found.