Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
World War 1: How jingoistic bluster encouraged our boys to enlist
Tue 09 Sep 2014
Swinburne’s Politics and History Lecturer Julie Kimber discusses the pressure to enlist in WW1.
What metadata does the government want about you?
Thu 28 Aug 2014
The government wants your movements online to be retained by ISPs and other companies says Swinburne's Philip Branch.
Science and the Coalition government
Wed 27 Aug 2014
Swinburne's Professor Matthew Bailes discusses science and technology under the Abbott government.
Let’s be sure education changes take off
Mon 25 Aug 2014
Swinburne Vice-Chancellor Linda Kristjanson proposes five key changes to the federal government’s higher education package
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.