Drug decriminalisation: time is right for action on UN commitment
In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.
Climate migration: policies need to focus on local solutions
Pacific climate migration patterns challenge the role of national governments as intermediaries for policy action.
European Union: is this the end?
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
Indigenous incarceration, intervention and a failure to close the gap
A genuine partnership needs to be established between the government and Aboriginal people to get Closing the Gap targets back on track.
One year on from Royal Commission findings on Northern Territory child detention: what's changed?
One year after the royal commission into Northern Territory child detention recommended big changes, little of substance has been done to tackle the problem by the NT Labor government.
The Brexit mess could lead to a break-up of a no longer United Kingdom
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Saving language – the power of ancient Indigenous oral traditions
Monash Country Lines archive founder John Bradley is 38 years into a journey tracing and recording vanishing oral traditions in an Indigenous heartland.
Why the bookies love a grand final
The culmination of the year’s footballing contests gave opportunistic sports betting companies the chance to grow their markets.
Human rights: media's key role in the wake of child detention abuses
Until the federal government consistently upholds its obligations over youth justice abuses, the media must hold systems to account.
The stories behind Aboriginal star names now recognised by the world's astronomical body
Four star names from Aboriginal Australia have been formally recognised. So what are they and where to find them?
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.
Baffled by baseload? Dumbfounded by dispatchables?
The term “energy crisis” is bandied around quite loosely with some confusion around whether the crisis is about prices or security of supply.
Connecting 'diblings': how the law is failing to keep up with modern families
It is time for the states and territories to develop a uniform legal framework that enables donor-conceived people to connect with their genetic kin.
Energy Materials and Systems
Professor, Law Resources
Senior research fellow at the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Senior Lecturer in Criminology