TV and sympathy
Scott Morrison’s willingness to be vulnerable and show empathy during the COVID-19 crisis may well be vital to maintaining public trust and goodwill.
Back to school ... for now?
The months ahead are uncertain for education, and it makes sense to plan for the possibility of further remote learning.
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.
Online cause, offline effect
Social media and the online space have become a critical part of activism, used as a tool to recruit and organise people around common causes.
Episode 18: The bushfires that changed Australia
The lasting impacts of the recent bushfires reach far and wide. Watch A Different Lens to find out why we’re still seeing them.
Rewriting the climate story
Coronavirus and stimulus spending creates a golden opportunity for low-carbon transition.
Education's new frontier
The next generation of school leaders will need certain key attributes to succeed in a radically reshaped world.
Cometh the crisis, maketh the man
After losing public goodwill during the bushfires, Scott Morrison has been able to “reset” his prime ministership in the COVID-19 crisis.
Sometimes when you say 'don't', people do
Politicians talking to the public about the coronavirus and their behaviour as if they were misbehaving children may be doing more harm than good.
Coronavirus and the domestic violence threat
For some women and children, safely isolating at home will simply not be an option.
Vast amounts of satellite data gives us an unprecedented ability to map the extent and severity of fires, but we're not exploiting it – yet.
The natural path to healing
Community-based ecological restoration can aid wellbeing and resilience, and could be used to inform future bushfire plans.
Saving the eastern bristlebird
As bushfires ravaged Victoria’s northeast, a team flew in to rescue the endangered bird species.
Love thy neighbour
Even though Australians and Indonesians are friendly and easy-going, systemic boundaries can slow the process of collaboration.
Melbourne's wild January weather explained
Hailstorms in summer, and sub-20-degree days closely followed by plus-40-degree days. Is it a harbinger of our changing climate, a response to some major atmospheric unrest, or just a series of unfortunate events?
A time to act
For many Australians, the bushfire disaster could represent a turning point: the moment they adopt new, long-term behaviours to help nature.
Episode 11: The Facts of the Matter
In this What Happens Next? podcast episode Susan chats to the experts exploring what we could do differently to improve the quality of information and media.
Episode 10: Ain't That The Truth
Could fake news destroy our democracy? Dr Susan Carland finds out in our first episode in series two of What Happens Next?
Episode 14: Art and Soul
In our last episode, we pondered a world without art and now we hear from two people who push the boundaries in fields you wouldn't normally consider creative.
Zeroing in on climate change
More and more, companies are adjusting to the risk of climate change and incorporating carbon neutral plans. Are you one of them?
Bushfire smoke and your health
Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.
Fires and celebrity faultlines
The connection of the bushfire disaster with climate change is increasing scrutiny of celebrities and their endorsements, just ask Roger Federer.
When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
Chief Executive Officer, ClimateWorks Australia
Associate Professor (Research), Centre for Health Economics
Monash affiliate, science Manager: Communication & Collaboration (Arthur Rylah Institute)
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Research Fellow, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Professor, School of Rural Health
Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Professor of Business Law and Taxation
Senior Lecturer, Communication and Media Studies
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Director of Bachelor of International Business Program
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University
Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Professor of clinical epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive medicine
Professor of Environmental science
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Economist, SGS Economics & Planning
Head of National Programs, ClimateWorks
Lecturer in Leadership, Education
Lecturer, Globalisation Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality Improvement (QI) at BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Director, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Associate Professor (Research), Criminology
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
PhD candidate, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Freelance journalist and author
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Researcher in Computational Creativity
Associate Professor, Accounting
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing
Professor and Director, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Emeritus Professor, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor of Marketing
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Research Fellow with BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Lecturer, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment