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Home buyers least likely to default on their mortgage
Tue 25 Oct 2016
Your cultural background can determine how likely you are to default your mortgage, research shows.
Retirement to only get harder
Mon 10 Oct 2016
An increasing number of older Australians are experiencing housing insecurity and impoverishment in retirement.
Happy 30th anniversary to .au domains – what comes next?
Thu 06 Oct 2016
This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We've come a long way but there's big change ahead.
Who won today’s vice-presidential debate?
Wed 05 Oct 2016
Did we actually learn anything from the vice-presidential debate?
US election: what impact do celebrity endorsements really have?
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been endorsed by an army of celebrity supporters.
Tax incentives need to be simple
Mon 03 Oct 2016
Research and Development tax incentives need to be simple, to create positive economical outcomes.
Robots are polarising news consumption
Tue 27 Sep 2016
There is reason to be concerned about changes in news media distribution, however digital inequality is not the way to understand or measure it.
Global Philanthropy analysis under way
Mon 26 Sep 2016
Swinburne will develop the Australian chapter of a report analysing worldwide giving trends.
How does ice use affect families?
Mon 12 Sep 2016
Psychology lecturer Paula Ross explains how families can help ice users.
How bad is the child poverty problem in Australia?
Wed 07 Sep 2016
How many vulnerable children live in poverty and should we be doing something about it?