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Monash Experts: Bracing for the Victorian Government budget

Monash University 2 mins read

Monday, 22 May 2023


Monash University experts are available to discuss the Victorian Government’s upcoming budget being handed down on Tuesday 23 May 2023.


Dr Zareh Ghazarian, Politics Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences

Contact: +61 402 851 224 or  

Read more of Dr Ghazarian’s commentary at Monash Lens 

  • The political implications of the budget 

  • General budget commentary


Professor Marie Segrave, ARC Future Fellow & Professor of Criminology

Contact: +61 409 857 724 or

Read more of Associate Professor Segrave’s commentary at Monash Lens

  • Funding domestic and family violence for migrant and refugee communities

  • Funding for migrant women’s safety

Professor Danielle Mazza, Head of Department of General Practice and Director of the NHMRC SPHERE Centre of Research Excellence in Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health in Primary Care 

Contact details: +61 423 208 747 or

Read more of Professor Danielle Mazza's commentary at Monash Lens


  • Women's health

  • Sexual and reproductive health 

  • General Practice


The following can be attributed to Professor Mazza:

“Investment in workforce capacity building and support together with measures that improve health literacy and navigation to services are necessary to truly achieve equity of access to essential women's health services.”


Professor Ariel Liebman, Director Monash Energy Institute

Contact details: +61 450 501 248 or

Read more from Professor Liebman on Monash Lens

  • Transition to renewable energy

  • Energy grid optimisation

  • Electricity and gas prices


Professor Lucas Walsh, Faculty of Education, Director, Monash Centre for Youth Policy and Education Practice
Contact: +61 468 854 755 or
Read more of Professor Walsh’s commentary at Monash Lens

  • Youth (education, employment, political attitudes and participation)

  • Evidence use in education

  • Education funding


For any other topics on which you may be seeking expert comment, please contact the Monash University Media team on +61 3 9903 4840 or 


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