The former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables have been transformed into world-class teaching and learning facilities for students of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music following an $18 million make-over.
Ryan Johnston will be the inaugural Director of Buxton Contemporary, the new purpose-built home for the Michael Buxton Collection embedded at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts.
The ‘Remini-Sing’ study is seeking participants with dementia living at home with family carers to examine the effects of therapeutic choirs to stimulate memories, emotions and social connection through music participation.
University of Melbourne thought leaders from five disciplines – arts, creative arts, engineering, medicine and architecture – have created research-based installations accessible online and via a specially designed exhibition space set within the heart of the NGV Triennial exhibition.
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.