Turning up the heat on climate-speak
The surging popularity of more emotive language regarding climate change is indicative of public sentiment, but context must play its part.
Standing up for children
It's World Children's Day, yet in Australia's criminal justice system they are still being silenced and denied their rights.
A virtuous cycle: Monash Malaysia alumni
Inspired by the Monash spirit, Charis Wong co-founded a platform to connect and empower fellow alumni, particularly women, in Malaysia.
A call for action, from Townsville to Tuvalu
A new report says policymakers need to address the impact of environmental changes on health in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
German citizenship roadblock
Descendants of Jewish families who fled Nazi Germany are still having their citizenship applications denied.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
Time to walk the tightrope
Now the election dust has settled, both the Coalition and Labor need to carefully consider their next moves.
Cleaning up the backyard
Pacific climate migration patterns challenge the role of national governments as intermediaries for policy action.
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.
Christchurch: reaching out across the divide
Some leaders build walls to keep others out and gain by pushing others down, while there are leaders who invite others in, such as NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Soccer's human rights test
FIFA can act quickly and decisively for its sponsors. Now it must act for the human rights of one of its footballers.
Episode 11: The Australian identity debate
Australia once identified itself as the “lucky country”, a place where the “Aussie battler” was given a fair go, but can it still lay claim to this?
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
Return to White Australia? Surveys say no
The calls for bans on Muslim and, more recently, African immigration aren't supported by the majority of Australians.
Reaching out to Rohingya girls
Researchers have given voice to the often overlooked adolescents languishing in a vast Bangladesh refugee camp.
From a leaky boat to the RAFT
San Thang fled Vietnam in 1979, encountering pirates on the way to Australia. Now, the chemistry innovator and his colleagues are being touted to win the Nobel Prize.
Turning darkness into light
A Melbourne primary school's focus on ensuring its migrant students feel that they belong has resulted in a valuable learning tool.
Higher education for the greater good
An initiative that gives refugee and asylum-seeking students easier access to university study has revealed some powerful stories.
The ABC of changing lives
Greg McMahon, executive principal of Doveton College and Michael Devine, principal of Western Port Secondary College discuss how education is really the key to breaking the cycle of disadvantage.
Proposal fails the refugee test
Fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers is a misuse of Australia’s humanitarian program.
Deconstructing 'African gangs'
A moral panic and sensationalist media reporting demonstrates how rhetoric can promote fear and intolerance.
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
CEO, Youth Activating Youth
Professor of History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Dean (Indigenous), MADA
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, Law Resources
Lecturer, politics and international relations, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Lecturer and Senior Learning Coordinator, Sustainable Development Education, MSDI
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), Education
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
John van kooy
Research associate and PhD candidate
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
PhD student, Faculty of Education
Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor of Criminology
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Senior lecturer, Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
San Thang AC
Professor, School of Chemistry
Professor, Law Resources
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor