Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.’
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.