The budget deficit we had to have
COVID-19 killed off any prospect of a budget surplus in the foreseeable future, but good fiscal management should see us ride out its economic impacts.
Preventing nursing home suicides
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services is a good start.
Greening the Big Apple
As COO of New York’s Green Bank, Caroline Angoorly is helping the city achieve its 100 per cent renewable electricity grid.
'It felt like a prison'
Around 6000 Australians aged under 65 live in nursing homes, cut off from their families and peers, with inadequate support for their disabilities.
Federal election: Right-wing battleground
If Scott Morrison wins, chances are that the Liberals who have the most potential to harm the government – Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton – would likely also remain to haunt his agenda.
All sorts of sweeteners
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and PM Scott Morrison pack the 2019 Federal Budget full of goodies as they push towards an election.
Ripping the heart out of research
With a budget surplus in sight, it makes no sense to cut funding from Australia's research capacity.
Learning from London
As Melbourne's population continues to grow, building more roads isn't the answer to its transport woes.
All talk, no action on family violence
The Turnbull government's budget has failed to match its expressed desire to take violence against women seriously.
Can the budget revive the Coalition?
This time the pressure is particularly intense, given that the Turnbull government has trailed Labor in the past 31 Newspolls.
Treasurer shows us the money
Scott Morrison's 2018 federal budget is aimed at winning back middle Australia, with 10 million workers set to receive tax refunds worth up to $530.
Melbourne public transport: a wish list
Victoria has been allocated almost $7.8 billion for public transport infrastructure in the federal budget. But what are the long-term solutions?
Revived? Tullamarine airport and Monash rail links
The long-touted links to Tullamarine and Monash have again been revived, but questions remain over the plans.
Why is Western Australia fighting with miners over gold royalties?
Gold miners are fighting back against the Western Australian government’s plan to hike gold royalties by 50 per cent.
Who determines priorities in funding medical research?
Is medical research is already adequately funded? AAPExpected cuts in health and medical research in the May Federal budget have led to a predicable backlash from vested interests. We are informed that any cuts will detrimentally affect standards of...
Professor of Sociology
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor, Transport Engineering
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Margaret Gardner AC
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Associate Professor, Director of Bachelor of International Business Program
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Adjunct lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Professor of Criminology