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Agile, innovative and creative: Why our universities are critical to Australia’s future
Fri 18 Sep 2015
Swinburne Vice-Chancellor Prof Linda Kristjanson reflects on the role that universities have to play in the future envisioned by our new Prime Ministers.
Fall of the Mad Monk
Considering that Tony Abbott became leader of the Liberal party almost by accident, he proved surprisingly difficult to dislodge, writes Swinburne's P
Australia's resettlement of Syrian refugees is tinged with déjà vu
Mon 14 Sep 2015
Australia’s response to Syrian refugees isn’t new – they did the same with several other groups, writes Swinburne's Klaus Neumann.
Where does the magic number for Australia's refugee intake come from?
Fri 11 Sep 2015
Swinburne Professor Sandy Gifford comments on the Syrian refugee issue.
Let's keep this refugee announcement in perspective
Swinburne's Klaus Neumann discusses the announcement that Australia will take an additional 12,000 refugees.
Refugees: it's a question of dignity
Tue 08 Sep 2015
"Stepping up to the plate," as Abbott put it, would not result in an increase of the number of Australian visas for refugees, writes Swinburne's Klaus
Ashley Madison and the identity protection racket
Tue 01 Sep 2015
Data breaches are creating a new breed of online scammer, write Swinburne's Ramon Lobato and Julian Thomas.
Hospitality for asylum seekers? Think again
Wed 19 Aug 2015
Australia has the opportunity to boost its resettlement intake and bolster its payments to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Abbott’s end game
Thu 13 Aug 2015
His leadership again under threat, the prime minister is locked in a potentially terminal embrace with his party’s right, writes Swinburne's Peter Brent.
The name game
Fri 17 Jul 2015
With the next election on the horizon, the pressure is on to give Labor’s carbon policy a name that sticks, writes Peter Brent.