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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.
Australia trafficks and abuses asylum seeker children
Tue 25 Feb 2014
Swinburne Professor of Human Rights Linda Briskman co-writes a piece that explores the treatments of child asylum seekers.
Industry has a role in funding alternative medicine research
Fri 21 Feb 2014
It's important that industry supports complementary medicine research, writes Swinburne's Andrew Scholey.
New Zealand's 'Bondi Bludger' and other Australian myths
Tue 11 Feb 2014
There are many points of comparison between Australia and New Zealand. But there are notable differences, writes Swinburne's Peter Mares.
Google and the European anti-trust deal – what does it mean?
Fri 07 Feb 2014
After years in the waiting, Google has finally struck a deal with the European Commission, writes Swinburne's Angela Daly.