Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.
With Shaw suspended, Victoria has averted crisis – for now
Thu 12 Jun 2014
With Independent MP Geoff Shaw suspended from politics until September, Swinburne researcher Ben Rankin explains what this will now mean for Victorian polit
Could devastating floods help Bosnians heal their war wounds?
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Catastrophic floods in Bosnia could have the unexpected political benefit of bringing people together across ethnic lines, writes Swinburne's Damir Mitric.
No, the IPA is not secretly running Australia
Thu 05 Jun 2014
To obsess over the influence of thinktanks is to misunderstand the role they play in contemporary politics, says Swinburne visiting Researcher Jason Wilson.
Napthine government stares into the political abyss
Wed 04 Jun 2014
Whatever course Victorian premier Denis Napthine chooses, he has effectively lost control of the government, writes Swinburne researcher Ben Rankin.
Protecting our knowledge infrastructure
Mon 02 Jun 2014
From 2016 universities will have their funding reduced. Swinburne's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Linda Kristjanson, looks at the implications.
Older workers doing the heavy lifting
Fri 30 May 2014
Swinburne's Assoc Prof Elizabeth Brooke discusses the government’s exhortation to repair the national economy to avert ‘intergenerational inequity.’