Conservation legislation falling flat
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act is failing to adequately conserve and protect threatened species, and its scope needs widening.
Our changing psyche
Has Australia opened a new chapter in national selfhood with increased emotional articulation as a healthy response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
The myths of Captain Cook
While the explorer has long been a polarising figure, it's argued he was neither hero nor villain.
Making the commissions count
Royal commissions can deliver valuable outcomes to society through classic influence strategies.
The far-right's wade into the welfare waters
To what extent is "welfare chauvinism" apparent in One Nation’s views of social welfare policies in relation to refugees and asylum seekers, and Indigenous Australians?
Keeping COVID-19 out of the community
Memories of the 1919 Spanish Flu and 1968 Hong Kong Flu have shaped Indigenous' peoples response to the pandemic.
To protect, or provoke?
Until we tackle the perception that some minority groups are a threat to society, they'll continue to be subjected to intensive over-policing, leading to a fear of those serving to protect.
Racism and police militarisation
When police adopt a military philosophy, the community is divided into those to be protected, and those seen as a threat – and that's most often defined along racial lines.
Where sex and racism collide
Grindr is deleting its "ethnicity filter" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, but although digital apps are spaces for connection, online dating platforms often provide a safe space for racist attitudes.
Black lives matter in Australia, too
Rhetoric and hypocrisy can still be seen everywhere in the reconciliation space, and while protests are occurring across Australia in response to the #blacklivesmatter crisis in the US, we shouldn't ignore our own history.
Listening to, and living with, the land
John Bradley was just a teenager when his eyes and ears were opened to kincentric ecology and Indigenous knowledge.
The threat to those most vulnerable
There's deep concern for the impact a second or third COVID-19 wave could have on Indigenous Australians.
Counting the COVID-19 social cost
During this time of massive social upheaval, Monash sociologists explore how various community groups are faring.
Re-Cooking the first contact narrative
Research is exploring the relationships forged between Indigenous Australians and outside cultures long before Captain Cook's arrival.
Governing for the greater good
Governments need to assess the consequences of their actions against the wellbeing of the most at-risk from the social and economic costs of the policy response to the pandemic.
Sex, stress and unhappiness
Young Australian women are experiencing sexually-related personal distress, with one in five having at least one female sexual dysfunction.
Flagging a change
With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?
A champion for Aboriginal rights
William Cooper was in a league of his own, fighting for an Aboriginal voice in parliament and a treaty in the 1930s.
A message from the President and Vice-Chancellor
Monash continues to broaden its global influence with an extensive alumni network that's integral to its success.
A reckoning with history
Through the intensely personal theatre work of Tom Molyneux, we learn about an Indigenous soldier who served in World War I.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
ScoMo: The first hundred days
This week marks 100 days since Scott Morrison led the Liberal Party to a surprise election win. How's he fared so far?
A leap back in time
A Victorian site could hold the key to proving people lived in Australia 120,000 years ago, twice as long as first thought.
Inspiring agents of change
Indigenous activist William Cooper has motivated a new generation to make change in their communities by improving public health.
Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Dr, Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences
Professor (Research), Clinical Epidemiology
Professor, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre
Professor of Public Policy, Faculty of Arts, and Inaugural Director of Better Governance and Policy
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Arts Faculty
Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Associate Professor, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Associate Professor of Criminology
Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) & Head, William Cooper Institute
Professor and Director, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Research Fellow, Sociology
Barbara Barbosa Neves
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Associate Professor, Sociology
Professor, Sociology, Associate Dean Enterprise, Arts Faculty
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Dean (Indigenous), MADA
Professor of History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Margaret Gardner AC
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
CEO, Youth Activating Youth
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
PhD Candidate in History
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Law