Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Democracies in crisis as truth takes a backseat
Tue 22 Aug 2017
Jeffrey Bleich warns that Western governments are being brought to the brink of disaster
Sometimes monuments have to fall
Fri 18 Aug 2017
Should statues that represent dark episodes in history be removed or should they be kept as reminders of trauma?
The process of obtaining Italian citizenship
Thu 27 Jul 2017
Queensland senator Matt Canavan has never lived in Italy, but holds Italian citizenship.
Migrants and Australia’s health system
Fri 07 Jul 2017
Migrants are healthier than the average Australian, so they can’t be a burden on the health system
Should governments provide funding for journalism?
Wed 21 Jun 2017
Whether government should fund public interest journalism in Australia is a question a Senate select committee is currently considering.
Infrastructure needs to be fit for the future
Wed 10 May 2017
In distinguishing between “good” and “bad” debt, Scott Morrison equates good debt with infrastructure investment.
Government $70b-plus infrastructure program
Experts comment on the government committing to more than A$70 billion in new infrastructure spending.
Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program
Thu 09 Mar 2017
A prestigious internship program is welcoming Swinburne students in 2017.
Wed 01 Mar 2017
Dr Alexis Esposto explains why Brazil is a country to watch in 2017.
Explainer: what are executive orders?
Tue 31 Jan 2017
US President Donald Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders and actions in his first week-and-a-half in office.