Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
For want of industry policy, our living standards are set to fall
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Australia faces a fall in living standards unless policy action is taken, due to a loss of economic complexity, says Swinburne Professor Goran Roos.
Swinburne research exposes servo swindle
Mon 14 Apr 2014
Melbourne motorists are paying the most for petrol, with research revealing petrol profit margins are higher than any other capital city.
A hot new model at the Australian Indigenous Fashion Week
Thu 10 Apr 2014
Swinburne Doctoral candidate Myles Russell Cook explores the relationship between Indigenous people and the design world at large.
Building a financial system for a cashless age
Fri 04 Apr 2014
Electronic payments will eventually trump cash in a bid to boost growth and productivity in the Australian economy.
Un-doing white privilege: a love letter
Thu 03 Apr 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall diccusses the institutionalisation of white privilege in the design of policy and legislation.
Optus' apology on coverage highlights multi-network problem
Telstra takes a bite at Optus claims over mobile phone coverage.
More ‘seniorpreneurs’ please
Wed 02 Apr 2014
How can we encourage more entrepreneurship among older people?
Antonovs, technicals and the insane logic of war in the desert
Thu 27 Mar 2014
Read an excerpt from Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Tom Bamforth's new book Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief.
Will more business-like social enterprises improve care?
Tue 18 Mar 2014
Social enterprises need to be able to serve their social or environmental mission, writes Swinburne's Christopher Mason.
Every law not based on wisdom is a menace to the state
Wed 12 Mar 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Peter Mares explores the United States prison system.