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Fred Rose: communist, scientist, lover, spy
Tue 06 Oct 2015
The personal and the political are bound up in the life of anthropologist, Stasi informer and one-time Canberra resident Fred Rose, writes Klaus Neumann.
Not as easy as it looks
Thu 24 Sep 2015
The pressure has intensified for the government’s top two office-holders, writes Peter Brent.
Immigration’s disappearing visa applicants
Thousands of would-be migrants are being told their visa applications have been deemed to have never been made, writes Peter Mares.
Mon 21 Sep 2015
Malcolm Turnbull’s return to the Liberal leadership means the next election will be more like other first-term polls, writes Swinburne's Paul Rodan.
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