Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Student reporters to uncover untold election stories
Mon 18 Aug 2014
Swinburne has initiated an exciting multi-university journalism project to cover the Victorian election.
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'.
If an election had been held on the weekend...
Tue 12 Aug 2014
What happens when you add a hypothetical to a hypothetical?
Asylum seekers and the dignity of work
Thu 24 Jul 2014
Swinburne Research Fellow Peter Mares takes an in-depth look at asylum seekers living in Australia, discussing the limited working rights which many of them
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.
In the Senate, below or above the line, you decide
Tue 08 Jul 2014
Writing for The Age, Swinburne Professor of Politics Brian Costar discusses how the current composition of the senate is making history in Australia.
There's something about Victoria
Tue 01 Jul 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Professor Paul Rodan looks at Victoria’s stubborn tendency to vote Labor in state and federal elections.
Swinburne Youth Parliament team wants graduates work ready
Mon 30 Jun 2014
Swinburne's Youth Parliament team wants university graduates to be work ready.
Fri 27 Jun 2014
Babies born in detention are taking the government to court. Meanwhile, being locked up is making their parents dangerously ill, writes Swinburne's Peter Ma
Aussies are still paying over the odds and it's time for ACCC action
Mon 16 Jun 2014
Australians are still paying far too much for downloadable movies and video games, says Swinburne Research Fellow Angela Daly.