Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Most adults have never heard of TikTok. That’s by design
Thu 11 Jul 2019
In order to reach younger audiences, social media apps must get past the gatekeepers of preteen online engagement: the parents.
The financial fallout of separation issues
Wed 10 Jul 2019
Associate Professor Kay Cook is comparing child support programs around the world and how governments handle these complex financial arrangements.
Woolworths to offload liquor and gaming
Thu 04 Jul 2019
The long-term reputational benefits of Woolworths ditching its pokies, pubs and liquor businesses, will outweigh the loss of revenue.
Demolishing your front fence could be an act of kindness
Mon 01 Jul 2019
Katherine Wilson discusses how fences, or their absence, can reflect and even shape our political commitments.
Media chiefs unite, but will it result in any action?
Thu 27 Jun 2019
The unity of Australia’s top media chiefs on press freedom is meaningless unless it brings strong government action.
Swinburne students take a stand against bullying
Wed 19 Jun 2019
Brodie’s Law Foundation has been working with students across Swinburne’s Melbourne campuses to raise awareness of bullying in the workplace.
First student experiences new placement model
Tue 18 Jun 2019
Swinburne student Megan Kelly is undertaking a first of its kind professional placement at not-for-profit organisation, Launch Housing.
How a ‘repair economy’ creates a better community
Thu 13 Jun 2019
A throwaway economy harms more than the natural environment. It also harms our mental environment.
Swinburne film wins at VMC film festival
Fri 31 May 2019
A film written and directed by a Swinburne student has been recognised at the Victorian Multicultural Commission Film Festival.
Social connection tool helps our relationships
Thu 30 May 2019
A social connection tool designed by Swinburne researchers is helping people better invest in their relationships.