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Monash University law students shine at awards night

Congratulations to Monash University law students Sophie Tversky and Hannah McDonald who were finalists in the Law Student Of The Year category at the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.

Law
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Renowned female lawyer leaves significant bequest to Monash University

Monash University has received one of its largest ever gifts from the estate of highly respected lawyer and Monash alumna Francine V McNiff, who donated $3.72 million to the University.

Law

Long ignored, adolescent family violence needs our attention

Family violence and youth justice have been subjected to an intense focus in Australia in the past year. Reviews have revealed the failure to provide effective responses to these issues.

Law

Statement from President and Vice-Chancellor, Margaret Gardner AO

Monash aspires to the internationalism that is fundamental to excellence in education and research.  Inclusion, openness and respect are fundamental to the University’s values and realisation of our aspirations.

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More police won’t necessarily lead to better outcomes on family violence – here’s what we need

The Victorian government is recruiting more frontline police as part of a broader drive to tackle crime in the state. Among the new recruits will be 415 officers specially trained to deal with family violence.

Law
Rebekah Brown

Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment

Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80 per cent of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working.

University news

The Contagion Effect: how bribery and corruption spreads

Bribery is a stubborn scourge in many countries that undermines economies and promulgates inequality. It persists despite the usual response of applying tough sanctions against both the officials who accept bribes and those who offer them. Is

Law