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For want of industry policy, our living standards are set to fall
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Australia faces a fall in living standards unless policy action is taken, due to a loss of economic complexity, says Swinburne Professor Goran Roos.
New ways to dud Kiwis
Thu 10 Apr 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Peter Mares discusses how the proposed changes to Australian social security legislation will effect Kiwis living in Australia.
How Britain is following Australia’s lead on higher education
Wed 02 Apr 2014
Swinburne’s Andrew Dempster takes a fresh look at the Australian higher education funding debate.
Antonovs, technicals and the insane logic of war in the desert
Thu 27 Mar 2014
Read an excerpt from Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Tom Bamforth's new book Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief.
Your call is important to the NSA and they could be recording you
Fri 21 Mar 2014
Can the US National Security Agency really record all phone calls in a single country?
Politicians must change if they are to earn our respect
Wed 12 Mar 2014
There is a chronic leadership malaise in Australia, with many voters disillusioned by leaders, writes Professor John Fien.
Every law not based on wisdom is a menace to the state
Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Peter Mares explores the United States prison system.
Getting local government to embrace social media
Fri 07 Mar 2014
Despite public support for government use of interactive technologies, fear and uncertainty are hindering local government from making the shift to social m
Metadata and the law: what your smartphone really says about you
Mon 03 Mar 2014
The move to mobile technology has opened up a wealth of metadata, but that information goes deeper than you may first think says Swinburne's Phillip Branch.
Government should step up on infrastructure
Thu 27 Feb 2014
A national fund must be established to drive investment in infrastructure writes Swinburne's Professor John Wilson.