Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
On the frontline of climate wars
As CEO of the Climate Council, Amanda McKenzie is on the frontline of the climate wars between those who accept the science and urgency of climate change, and those who don't.
The greening of Melbourne
The city's rapid growth presents some problems for its urban forest strategy.
From fields of green to a '20-minute city'
With Melbourne’s population continuing to boom, urban planners and academics have a vision for the city to become a network of connected communities where people will be able to walk or cycle to amenities.
Art and soul
Performance art gives voice to our sense of what it means to belong; our identity and cultural evolution.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Tapping into change
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
Tightening gun laws after tragedy
The Christchurch mosque shootings open the path for New Zealand to bring about stricter gun control reforms, much as Australia did following the 1996 Port Arthur tragedy.
Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
Metaphors be with you
President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.
The fake news on public transport
Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.
AI education – only in China? Don't be fooled
We should move beyond Western media reports about the country's "creepy" AI education technologies and look closer to home.
Forgotten people strike back
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
Crowd-mapping gender inequality in the city
Uncovering real experiences of gender in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
Committed to a sustainable future
Monash is playing a leading role in the push to meet the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Where to now for Melbourne City Council?
Melbourne’s defective city democracy is on show again with an election for lord mayor following the forced resignation of Robert Doyle.
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.
Moving forward by going back to the swamp
The proposed redevelopment of the Arden-Macaulay site as part of Melbourne Metro presents an opportunity to return to the area's watery origins.
A tale of two cities
Melbourne is undoubtedly a multicultural hub, but questions over social exclusion show that it's far from perfect.
Rising Green vote bad news for Labor
Northcote win confirms a major shift in voting behaviour that puts once safe Labor seats under threat.
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Senior Lecturer, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor, Transport Engineering
Professor and Senior Deputy Dean, Information technology
John van kooy
Research associate and PhD candidate
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Associate Professor, Architecture
Senior lecturer, Architecture
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Associate Professor, Human Geography
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Architecture
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Professor, Faculty of Education
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA
Executive Director of the Monash Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA)
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences