Discover the latest law news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Blocking piracy websites is bad for Australia's digital future
Tue 25 Nov 2014
Rumours are flying that legislation will be introduced before Christmas aimed at blocking certain websites.
Australia's newest law school ready for students in 2015
Mon 24 Nov 2014
Australia's newest law school will focus on commercial law and intellectual property.
Turnbull outlines the plans for new laws on metadata retention
Fri 31 Oct 2014
Senior telecommunications lecturer Dr Philip Branch reviews plans for new laws on metadata retention outlined in parliament by Malcolm Turnbull.
Policy Online Wins 2014 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards
Thu 28 Aug 2014
Policy Online has won the ‘’Information’’ category in the 2014 Australian and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIA).
Why Australians should back Turnbull in the stoush over copyright
Our new Dean of Swinburne Law School, Professor Dan Hunter, on why Malcolm Turnbull is right on copyright.
Professor Dan Hunter appointed Dean of Swinburne Law School
Tue 19 Aug 2014
Intellectual property expert Professor Dan Hunter will join Swinburne as inaugural Dean of the newly-formed Swinburne Law School.
Australia’s un-doing of voter intimidation
Thu 14 Aug 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor of Design Anthropology Elizabeth Dori Tunstall reflects upon the role of Australia in America’s democracy'.
And the rest say “no”
Fri 18 Jul 2014
There’s a pattern to the success of attempts to change the Australian constitution, writes Swinburne's Peter Brent.
Smartphones and metadata – a question of privacy
Wed 09 Jul 2014
With the proliferation of smartphones, the amount and type of metadata has increased dramatically. Swinburne's Philip Branch explains the privacy consequenc
What the police can get from mobile phone tower data
Mon 07 Jul 2014
Should revelations that Australian police have been accessing data from mobile phone towers be cause for concern?