Media ReleasesSubscribe to Media Releases

Victorian families will be able to help preserve our wartime history and learn more about the role their loved ones played in military conflict at a free War Heritage Roadshow to tour the state this year. 

The first new report in a quarter of a century on death by snake bite in Australia has revealed most victims are male, bitten in the warmer months of the year, more than half of the bites occurring in or near home.

Men who strongly identify as self-reliant are much more likely to have thoughts about suicide and self-harm than other men, research has found.

Mary Vallentine AO, one of Australia’s most distinguished arts administrators, is the recipient of the 2016 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award.

The nuclear family is “unhealthy”, and our traditional societal structures enable family violence, says Germaine Greer in the latest episode of the University of Melbourne’s The Policy Shop podcast. 

Acclaimed author and conservationist Tim Winton has been announced as patron of the ‘Native Australian Animals Trust’ at the University of Melbourne, which was officially launched on March 15. 

Some of Australia’s most acclaimed writers, including Christos Tsolkias and Alice Pung, will feature in a groundbreaking collaboration between the University of Melbourne, independent publisher Black Inc. and State Library Victoria.

It is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them sleeping rough, a new report from the University of Melbourne has found. 

A two-year Master of Music (Orchestral Performance) will launch today at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) when University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis and Chair of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Board Michael Ullmer sign an official Memorandum of Understanding.

What would a low carbon future for Australia’s major southern cities look like? How could places like Melbourne and Sydney and be transformed by 2040 to achieve an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions and better deal with climate change and extreme weather events?  

Pages