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Unlawful migrant labour in Australia: new findings released

Professor Marie Segrave’s current ARC DECRA research is investigating issues related to unlawful migrant workers, exploitation and regulation in Australia. The interim report – Exploited and Illegal: Unlawful migrant workers in Australia – seeks to draw attention to the experiences of unlawful migrant work in Australia; to debunk some key myths around this population; and to raise a challenge to policy makers and legislators to look towards a future that will enable impact labour reform to be achieved – reform that will reduce the levels of exploitation and modern slavery occurring within Australia.

School of Music well represented in 2017 Art Music Awards

20 Jul 2017

Finalists for the Australian Music Centre’s 2017 Art Music Awards were announced last week, and staff and students from Monash University’s Sir Zelman Cowen School of...

2017 Monash PhD in Indigenous Cultures and Histories

14 Jul 2017

A PhD position is being sought in the Indigenous Cultures and Histories doctoral program in conjunction with the Deep Time Indigenous Ecologies Focus Program, the ARC Centre...

Monash students represent at the National Model United Nations in NY

14 Jul 2017

In April 2017, a delegation of Monash University students represented the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal in the 2017 National Model United Nations held in New York....

The future of sex? ‘Robots, Rape and Representation' by Rob Sparrow

29 Jun 2017

New research by Monash's Professor Rob Sparrow explores the brave new world of sex robots, the disturbing idea of the ‘rape’ of these robots and what this represents, and...

Monash Bioethics Centre plays key role in development of first international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics

28 Jun 2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just released the first comprehensive international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics.*    Development of...

Vizard’s ‘Vigil': part of his PhD research exploring performativity and theatre

28 Jun 2017

Vigil, written by Steve Vizard, makes its Victorian debut at Arts Centre Melbourne from 4–8 July. Starring the acclaimed Christie Whelan Browne, Vigil confronts with a...

Journalism Futures: New York Field School

16 Jun 2017

Following a dramatic year in American politics, and the claims and counter-claims of ‘fake news’, the media is under scrutiny in the USA like never before. In this unit,...

Celebrating student achievements at the Monash Arts Awards

13 Jun 2017

This May the Monash Arts Awards celebrated the outstanding academic achievements of its students over two nights. Over 400 guests attended the undergraduate and postgraduate...


Not jobs and growth but post-capitalism – and creative industries show the way

26 Jul 2017

The term “creative industries” was first applied to the cultural sector by UK New Labour in 1998, and rapidly gained...

Unlawful migrant labour in Australia: new findings released

25 Jul 2017

Professor Marie Segrave’s current ARC DECRA research is investigating issues related to unlawful migrant workers,...

Film and Screen DECRA fellow gives a keynote at a major international conference

24 Jul 2017

Dr Julia Vassilieva was invited to give a keynote address to the 20th conference of the Society for the Cognitive...

What next for Mosul?

24 Jul 2017

By Yasmin Chilmeran After three years, Iraqi government forces have liberated Mosul from ISIS control. As the community...

From England to Melbourne: Professor Tim Newburn delivers the 2017 Monash Criminological Horizons Lecture on ‘Riots’

21 Jul 2017

On Wednesday July 19, Distinguished Visiting Scholar Professor Tim Newburn of the London School of Economics delivered...

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