Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.’
Swinburne’s Professor Janet Hiller calls for change in health care focus
Thu 29 May 2014
We need to re-engineer the health system to meet challenges ahead, according to Swinburne’s Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Federal Budget Update for Swinburne Students
Wed 28 May 2014
Many students have expressed concern at the proposed changes to higher education announced in the budget, here are the five key issues of concern to Swinbur
Leadership: what it is and isn't
Tue 27 May 2014
Swinburne Leadership Institute's Professor John Fien and Samuel Wilson discuss what leadership is and isn't.
Price of resettling refugees should not be our silence on Cambodia
Mon 26 May 2014
Swinburne Professor Klaus Neumann analyses the Australian Government's plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia.
When Gough Whitlam helped out with the woodchopping
Fri 23 May 2014
Poorly judged pre-selections are a problem for both major parties, writes Swinburne Adjunct Professor Paul Rodan.
On the creation of higher education cartels
Thu 22 May 2014
Who will succeed in the free market higher education economy, asks Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) at Swinburne, Professor Matthew Bailes.
Bringing the ABC back home
Mon 19 May 2014
Swinburne's Professor Jock Given discusses how funding cuts to the ABC will impact the already minimal national broadcasting in Australia.
Crunch time: is the ABC really spread too thinly?
With $120 million cut in base funding over the next four years, the ABC won’t be able to do all the things it does now, says Swinburne's Dr Andrew Dodd.