Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne moves to close the gender gap
Wed 30 Jul 2014
Swinburne is answering the call of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency with its new Gender Equality Strategic Action Plan.
Noted Works: After Homosexual
Thu 24 Jul 2014
Swinburne sociology lecturer Peter Robinson reviews the book After Homosexual: The Legacies of Gay Liberation.
Asylum seekers and the dignity of work
Swinburne Research Fellow Peter Mares takes an in-depth look at asylum seekers living in Australia, discussing the limited working rights which many of them
Peter Mares Almost migrants
New visa laws make it possible for international students to study and work in Australia for years without applying for residency, says Swinburne's Peter Ma
Finding the key to prevent youth homelessness
Tue 15 Jul 2014
Swinburne joins forces with local youth services to tackle the growing issue of youth homelessness.
Behind the mulga curtain
Mon 14 Jul 2014
Tennant Creek has developed innovative ways of dealing with the strengths and weaknesses of social media, writes Swinburne researcher Eleanor Hogan.
There's something about Victoria
Tue 01 Jul 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Professor Paul Rodan looks at Victoria’s stubborn tendency to vote Labor in state and federal elections.
Fri 27 Jun 2014
Babies born in detention are taking the government to court. Meanwhile, being locked up is making their parents dangerously ill, writes Swinburne's Peter Ma
ONEWorld Summit a conference to change the world
Thu 26 Jun 2014
Swinburne sponsors ONEWorld Summit to help young people tackle our biggest global issues.
Positive findings for the health of older Australians
Fri 20 Jun 2014
Preliminary findings from the largest health study of its kind shows improvements in mood and memory of older Australians.